Stick bike vs Euro frame Archive

  • The handling issues I experienced when I recently reviewed the <a href="http://mccraw.co.uk/bacchetta-corsa-700c-review/"> large Bacchetta Corsa 700C</a> came as a real surprise. I expected it to be big, but if I wanted to stay in riding position through stop-start traffic, I could only just get the tip of my shoe to the ground.

<p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="Gaucho seat height" src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8002/7431527364_b6a9bf4b13.jpg" border="1"  /><br/><i>Despite full-size 700C wheels, the Gaucho has no handling issues</i></p>

On paper, the Corsa doesn't sound that much higher than the <a href="http://mccraw.co.uk/nazca-gaucho-28/">Nazca Gaucho</a> but the reality is that the latter has no handling issues at all, with flat shoe to the ground at leisure. 4

    Stick bike vs “Euro bend” seats

    The handling issues I experienced when I recently reviewed the large Bacchetta Corsa 700C came as a real surprise. I expected it to be big, but if I wanted to stay in riding position through stop-start traffic, I could only just get the tip of my shoe to the ground.

    Gaucho seat height
    Despite full-size 700C wheels, the Gaucho has no handling issues

    On paper, the Corsa doesn't sound that much higher than the Nazca Gaucho but the reality is that the latter has no handling issues at all, with flat shoe to the ground at leisure.

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  • Did you know that the swoopy-framed Challenge Furai has a straighter chain than the Bacchetta Corsa? A searing exposé... 9

    Stick bike vs “Euro bend” chainline

    Did you know that the swoopy-framed Challenge Furai has a straighter chain than the Bacchetta Corsa? A searing exposé...

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