BIANCHI Specialissima X4 Argentin, Campagnolo C Record 1st gen, 57cm (1987) – SOLD23/07/2022
COLNAGO Master Saronni, Campagnolo C Record Cobalto, 62cm (1985) – SOLD24/07/2022
COLNAGO C40 Millenium Gold, Limited edition 1/400 bikes made, 54.5cm, NOS (2000) – SOLD
Ernesto Colnago was born on February 9, 1932 in Cambiago, near Milan, Italy. At age 13 he entered in world of two wheels and immediately he fall in love with bikes and cycling. In 1952 he founded Colnago and started to work as mechanic for several professional teams. His first big success as a frame builder dates back in 1960 when Luigi Arienti won gold medal at the Rome Olympic games. Colnago’s bikes still have a domination of the world’s cycling sports because Ernesto was always an innovator and pioneer of new technologies which supposedly provide more efficency or comfort.
In 1994 Colnago started to produce their very successful model C40 — ‘C’ for carbon and ‘40’ to commemorate Colnago’s 40th year in business. Full carbon frame with Master profile carbon tubes bonded to carbon lugs. Ernesto Colnago solved the problem of how to make a carbon frame durable enough to win the toughest cobbled Classics yet light enough to soar up Alpine cols. That’s the reason why the C40 is the favourite bike of all time for so many people — including Sir Bradley Wiggins. Colnago could have created something with perhaps a swoopy, futuristic profile befitting itsrevolutionary design. Instead he kept the tubes ramrod-straight in the traditional style — albeit with the star-shaped cross-section that he had pioneered with the steel Master.
To celebrate the millennium year 2000 Ernesto Colnago released outstanding bike called Colnago C40 Gold. Full carbon C40 with special carbon 45mm Colnago wheels, Campagnolo Record 10s groupset and special details like gold Colnago logo on the head tube, ITM gold cockpit and San Marco Gold saddle. It was made in limited series of 400 bikes only.
Here we are proudly presenting one of the most collectible carbon bikes, another masterpiece by great Ernesto – Colnago C40 Gold Limited edition, one of 400 bikes released back in 2000, shinning in new old stock condition.
A real jewel. Museum piece.
Frame & Fork: Colnago C40 Gold Millennium 2000 (limited edition 1/400)
– seat tube (c-t): 56 cm
– top tube (c-c): 54.5 cm
– headset tube: 13.5 cm
– standover: 79.5 cm
Wheelset: Colnago carbon (40mm)
Crankset: Campagnolo Record 10s
Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Record 10s
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Record 10s
Levers: Campagnolo Record 10s
Brakes: Campagnolo Record 10s
Stem: ITM Colnago gold (110mm)
Handlebar: ITM gold
Seatpost: Colnago carbon
Seat: Selle San Marco Colnago gold
Pedals: Campagnolo Record 10s
Tubulars: Vittoria, original
Condition: New old stock.
Price: SOLD (July 2022)