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Pista - 3/32" or 1/8" parts?(9 posts)

Pista - 3/32" or 1/8" parts?trout_bum
Feb 8, 2003 12:30 PM
I would tend to think that it would run 3/32" chain/cog/ring but I just wanted to double check since I'm new to this. I'm eagerly awaiting my 2003 Pista-LBS said it shipped Tuesday!
Who's Pista?Humma Hah
Feb 8, 2003 12:37 PM
Pista is an appellation frequently used in track and fixed gear. Campagnolo Pista chainrings and cogs are 1/8".
Sorry-Bianchi (nm)trout_bum
Feb 8, 2003 1:58 PM
yes, 1/8 is stockDougSloan
Feb 8, 2003 8:39 PM
But you can replace the cog and the ring with 3/32 and run 3/32 chain. If cog or ring is 1/8, then you need 1/8 chain.
re: Pista - 3/32" or 1/8" parts?toonces
Feb 9, 2003 2:00 AM
Whoa. I asked the same question to Harris Cyclery and was told I needed 3/32 stuff so I ordered three cogs in 3/32. What gives?!?

I'm also awating my Pista but I haven't checked on it in over a month. I guess I should ask where it is about now. When did you order your bike?
re: Pista - 3/32" or 1/8" parts?trout_bum
Feb 9, 2003 11:00 AM
I ordered mine the day after Thanksgiving-~Nov 27? It's a 57CM. Hopefully I can pick it up next weekend, and finally know the definitive answer to my part size questions. It could run 1/8 as the above post states. However I wonder about the new Elita Truvativ crank, which supposedly has a BCD of 130-you don't see too many 130BCD 1/8"chainrings available. I wish Bianchi would give just a little more info in their spec descriptions.
3/32 worksDougSloan
Feb 9, 2003 1:01 PM
They probably told you that because they sell 3/32 cogs, and they work fine with 1/8 chain and 1/8 rings. Stock is 1/8, though.

Ordered a 2003 in October - not here yet!(nm)Mariowannabe
Feb 10, 2003 8:31 PM
maybe because it's a new model? nmDougSloan
Feb 11, 2003 2:39 PM