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Cinelli Campiogne del Mondo (66) vs. 3T Prima 220(3 posts)

Cinelli Campiogne del Mondo (66) vs. 3T Prima 220Erap Estrada
Mar 13, 2001 3:36 PM
I'm planning to relpace my Cinellis to the more comfy Prima 220. My concern here is my brakes might move farther from my hands with the Prima. Can this be possible? I like the hands to controls distance with the Cinelli but hate it's non-anatomical shape. How many cm will my controls move farther?
re: Cinelli Campiogne del Mondo (66) vs. 3T Prima 220bill
Mar 14, 2001 5:42 AM
I'm not sure I understand what you're asking, but I'm guessing that you're wondering whether the angled bottom "corner" of ergo bars would leave your hands too far from the brake levers while in the drops. Is that right? I guess the answer is that, yes, when your palms are gripping that "corner," they're not in a great position to grasp the levers. You have to shift them up a tad (just a tad -- accomplished as much by increasing the elbow bend). But, the "corner" is just another hand position.
If you're asking whether the reach to the levers from the tops or the reach to the hoods is different, I don't know enough about the relative dimensions to say, but I can't believe it's very much different. In any case, it's nothing that couldn't be adjusted with a slightly different stem.
re: Cinelli Campiogne del Mondo (66) vs. 3T Prima 220Erap Estrada
Mar 14, 2001 4:35 PM
Thanks Bill, however, a new stem cannot be accomodated with my budget as of this moment. Will buy a shorter one if needed after I get my salary :)