Bianchi 928 Carbon T Cube Rival - Road Bikes: Reviews


This twitchy Italian racer just misses out on being the lightest bike here, but the weight is well spent. Bianchi added extra material along the drivetrain of this full-carbon frame to produce an all-arounder that excels under the heavy loads of climbs and sprints. Handling is tight, thanks to a short wheelbase that's ideal for criteriums. SRAM's base-level Rival group takes care of shifts and braking, and the compact crankset helps when the road tilts up. The two-tone graphics point to cycling's past, but the clear-coat sections of bare carbon place the bike squarely in the present. 16.5 lbs, 56cm;

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