Bianchi 928 Carbon Mono-Q 105 Compact - Road Bikes: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Bianchi 928 Carbon Mono-Q 105 Compact

   Photo: Shana Novak

One of the most versatile bikes we tested, the 928 Carbon is comfortable enough for mountain centuries and quick enough for hard efforts on twisty courses. With its race-inspired geometry and compact gearing, the Mono-Q earned high marks as an efficient climber, though testers would have liked to see wider handlebars—not only for better control on descents but also (for some) to promote a posture that opens up the chest and lungs. If you live for winning sprints at your weekly group ride, you'll probably want something with a bit more pop; it's fast and fluid, not twitchy. "The 928 is extremely comfortable," said one tester. "Road vibrations are muted, and the overall feel is quite buttery." 18 lbs, 56cm;




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