Colnago Appreciation Society

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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby Dan » Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:57 am

dubrat wrote:Just gotta decide whether to do a resto on e frame or keep it OG like I always do....


I think a half resto AK - it looks tidy enough as a frame. Clean up the chrome, a light cut and polish and done. Jog my memory, but where have I seen this before?
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby munga » Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:17 am

gypo - no frills
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby Dan » Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:57 am

of course.
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby dubrat » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:30 am

Have just happened across a Dura Ace ax aero group and I'm trying to decided if its blasphemy to fit to this Nago.... Same era and aero theme but I have never seen a CX with it....
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby Dan » Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:37 am

I think you can do it.
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby GaryF » Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:04 am

Here's my last one - a Conic SLX with some special Campagnolo features:

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There must be more Colnago's stashed away in other forum members sheds - lets see them.
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby dubrat » Wed Nov 21, 2012 7:00 am

Wow Gary.....
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby dubrat » Tue Dec 04, 2012 1:44 pm

Munga check weird tubing sticker .... Tange on an Italian

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/COLNAGO-MAST ... 500wt_1289

Spent some time on the CX Aero, Chrome came up really nice

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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby Dan » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:38 pm

coming along nicely dubby.
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby Velo13 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:17 pm

dubrat wrote:Munga check weird tubing sticker .... Tange on an Italian

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/COLNAGO-MAST ... 500wt_1289


Rare, but it was the best lightweight tubing made at the time ....
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby TDC » Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:20 pm

I hope carbon fibre ones are allowed

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I ran out of junk to put behind the bike! Old paint tins should be the focal point.
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby seddo » Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:21 pm

early model C-40 - sweet , lugged carbon fibre
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby dubrat » Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:26 pm

Group sort for the CX Oval.... Checking what it looks like prior to proper build... I think it works...

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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby seddo » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:44 pm

looking shmick Adrian
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby munga » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:29 pm

brakes on backwards, noob! 8)
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby Wolfcastell » Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:21 am

I have had a white 56cm Colnago Oval CX frame set for sometime now and cant seem to find any info on the bike? Does anyone have any idea how much these could be worth? I ask because I cant decide to sell it or invest the dollars into a build...
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby dubrat » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:50 am

C40 done

Weighed in at 7.1kg

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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby sunho » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:55 am

love the gold brakes w/ the matching gold stem.
Geometry looks nice
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby stevendavid75 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:15 pm

Gary, that conic would have to be one of the best looking bikes I have seen, well done !!
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby GaryF » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:31 pm

stevendavid75 wrote:Gary, that conic would have to be one of the best looking bikes I have seen, well done !!


Thanks stevendavid75. I admired the frame in DeGrandi's for a couple of years then I was made an offer I couldn't refuse. I just fell in love with the 'Italian' theme paint scheme on the frame which I have never seen on another Colnago. I had a 50th Anniversary gruppo so I but the 2 together with a few special bits and pieces. It really has only been ridden around the block about 5 times due to the groupeset. The saddle is a Campy pneumatic 'Electra' which are going for a small fortune on ebay at the moment - $1500+ which is just ridiculous. I have never inflated the saddle either.

It's my special bike as it has practically all I ever wished for in a bike. I'd still like an OMAS fastener set to finish it off.

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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby GaryF » Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:42 pm

dubrat wrote:Group sort for the CX Oval.... Checking what it looks like prior to proper build... I think it works...

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That's one special bike and it is coming together very nicely indeed. It will be interesting if you can get a nice line on the rear brake cable. I haven't seen the delta's fitted to a CX before.
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby amrjon » Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:44 pm

Some beauties in here, thanks for sharing.
Just putting it out there that I'm looking to join this club some time. I'm on the lookout for a frame (53-55cm). If anyone's ever looking to move one on I'd be interested to talk.
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby dubrat » Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:31 am

Another addition

Colnago ESA Mexico track

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Ignor the saddle and bar height

Ex Italian team training bike left here after the 2000 Olympics
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby GaryF » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:00 am

dubrat wrote:Another addition

Colnago ESA Mexico track

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Ignor the saddle and bar height

Ex Italian team training bike left here after the 2000 Olympics


Now that is really nice. I'm quite jealous, haha. Love it.
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Re: Colnago Appreciation Society

Postby amrjon » Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:42 pm

Here's my 'new' Superissimo.

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