Bianchi Via Nirone 7 review

The Bianchi Via Nirone 7, which has a frame once raced at Paris-Roubaix, is Bianchi's entry-level bike – we put it through its paces

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The basics are all present with the Bianchi Via Nirone 7. The ride quality of the exceptional frame is ace, but the slightly lacklustre components like the wheels, tyres and brakes not only bring the weight up but hurt its handling a little bit.

Reasons to buy
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    Great looking

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    Really comfortable – Bianchi's technology works

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    Shimano Sora is a reliable performer

Reasons to avoid
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    Lack of confidence-inspiring tyres

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    Lacklustre brakes

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Bianchi is known for its bespoke beauties, whether that's the Bianchi Specialissima, the Bianchi Oltre XR4 or its new Bianchi Aria. In this review, though, I take its entry-level bike, the Bianchi Via Nirone 7, for a whirl.

Buy now: Bianchi Via Nirone 7 at Rutland Cycles for £884.99

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