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. 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.
Happy to offer this exclusive steel machine from Cambiago – Colnago Pista Esa Mexico FCI. The frame is work of art, used by Italian National Pista team, made of crimped Columbus SL tubing (6 crimps on each main tube), featuring the perfection and attention to details to providing the best performance you might expect from late 1980s racing machine. It’s built with Campagnolo C Record parts, 3ttt cockpit, San Marco Rolls saddle.
For all Colnago enthusiasts.
Frame & Fork: Colnago Esa Mexico Pista / crimped SL tubing
-seat tube (c-t): 54 cm
-top tube (c-c): 54 cm
-headset tube: 11cm
-standover: 77,5 cm
Crankset: Campagnolo C Record Pista (165mm)
Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo C Record
Hubs: Campagnolo C Record Sheriff
Headset: Campagnolo Record
Seatpost: Campagnolo C Record (27,2mm)
Saddle: San Marco Rolls
Stem: 3ttt Superleggero (115mm)
Handlebar: 3ttt (42cm c-c)
Tubulars: Vittoria Pista
Handlebar tape: Black
Condition: Used, but good condition. Some signs of use, some touch-ups. Original paint. Groupset and components are in good condition.
Era: late 1980s