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 providek more efficency or comfort. Colnago has always been one of the most innovative manufactures of all time.
COLNAGO Carbitubo Krono 24/28 was made only for Italian national 4x100km team time trial squad (Brasi, Contri, Fina, Salvato), which won the gold medal at the 1993 World Championship in Oslo, Norway. About 6-8 bikes were made , one is at the Colnago Hall of fame museum in Italy. And another came to our store.
Happy to offer this outstanding milestone from Cambiago – Colnago Carbutibo Krono Italia. The bike was used by Italian National Team during 1993 season and was one of the fastest bikee back then. Full aerodynamic approach with very aggressive time trial position. 24″ wheel at the front, 28″ Campagnolo fulll disc at the back, Campagnolo C Record 8s groupset with Cobalto brakes…
The holly grail.
Frame / fork: Colnago Carbitubo Krono 24″/28″ by Italian National Team (4x100km team time trial)
-seat tube (c-t): 57cm
-top tube (c-c): 59 cm
-headset tube: 9.6 cm
Rear wheel: Campagnolo Ghibli disc 28″
Front wheel: Ambrosio Aero 24″
Crankset: Campagnolo C Record
Front Derailleur: Campagnolo C Record
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo C Record
Headset: CampagnoloC Record
Brake levers: Campagnolo C Record
Shifters: Campagnolo C Record 8s
Brakes: Campagnolo C Record Cobalto
Stem: 3ttt Colnago
Handlebar: 3ttt Quartetto
Seat: San Marco Concor
Pedals: Campagnolo C Record
Condition: Used. Very good condition. Original paint. No cracks, no dents, not bent. All parts are working fine.