Pinarello Prince review

Pinarello may be synonymous with Grand Tour success but the Prince is equally at home on a humble cycle path

Pinarello Prince
Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Prince sits firmly in the middle of Pinarello's opulent empire and yes, at £3,300 you pay a premium for the name on the down tube. But you also pay for a thoughtfully engineered carbon-fibre frame powered by one of the most consistent and accurate group sets on the market. A fair compromise if you have the cash to spare.

Reasons to buy
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    Clearance for up to 28mm tyres

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Reasons to avoid
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    Budget wheels

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    Slightly undergeared for steep climbs

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The Pinarello Prince might not quite be heir to the Dogma’s throne – think Jorah Mormont to Jon Snow –  but at less than half the price of an F10 teed-up for WorldTour duties, and boasting its own laudable set of bells and whistles, this bicycle can hold its own on the battlefield — indeed the venerable Italian marque’s pure blood traces through the Prince’s lightweight T700 series carbon-fibre frame.

Comprising FlatBack Profile aerodynamic tubing, the Prince is instantly recognisable as a road rig that aims to be piloted as fast as possible – and despite not being allocated the no-holds-barred budget of its all-conquering uncle, it’s more than adequately specced to meet this target.

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Steve has been writing (mainly fitness features) for Cycling Weekly for 11 years. His current riding inclination is to go long on gravel bikes... which melds nicely with a love of carbs