Bianchi Aria Disc 105 review

Bianchi's lower-end aero bike aims to offer wind-cheating speed without the Oltre premium price tag, but compromises have to come somewhere

Cycling Weekly Verdict

A fast and furious piece of speed weaponry that will put a smile on your face when pushing the pedals hard, with plenty of stiffness and acceleration on offer. However, a lack of compliance on long rides let it down.

Reasons to buy
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    Plenty of adjustability in fit

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    Climbs well

Reasons to avoid
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    Harsh ride

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The Bianchi Aria aims to bring the wind-cheating attributes of its top-end Oltre bikes to a market that isn't quite ready to part with the £3K+ price tag attached.

That isn't to say it's an entry-level machine: it's a race bike that's loaded with tech and spec designed to ensure the bike slices through the air in a race environment.

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