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COLNAGO Master Gilco S4, Campagnolo Super Record, 55cm (1985) – 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. 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 response to criticism that Colnago frames were not stiff enough, Ernesto experimented with various crimped-tube frames. In 1983 he introduced their top model ”Master” and the legend was born. The Master was constructed with famous ”star shaped’ top, seat and down tube profile tubing called Columbus Gilco S4 designed by Gilberto Colombo to improve performance. The first version of the Colnago Master was produced in years 1983-87, later Master Più and Master Olympic were released.

Proudly presenting another legendary steel racing machine from Cambiago – Colnago Master. The  bike dates back to 1985, made of Columbus Gilco S4 tubing, shinning in beautiful and very rare white/light blue paintjob. Built with Campagnolo Super Record groupset, 3ttt Colnago cockpit, San Marco Concor saddle, Mavic GP4 rims. The Master just get better with age, same as fine wine…

For all Colnago enthusiasts. L’Eroica ready.



Frame & Fork: Colnago Master / Columbus Gilco S4


-seat tube (c-t): 55 cm

-top tube (c-c):  54 cm

-headset tube: 12 cm

-standover: 79.5 cm

Crankset: Campagnolo Super Record, non fluted

Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo Super Record

Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record

Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record

Shifters: Campagnolo Super Record Colnago pantograph

Brake Levers: Campagnolo Record Colnago pantograph

Brakes: Campagnolo Super Record

Hubs: Campagnolo Super Record

Rims: Mavic GP4

Headset: Campagnolo Super Record

Cassette: Regina Oro (6 speed)

Saddle: San Marco Concor

Stem: 3ttt, Colnago pantograph (110 mm)

Handlebar: 3ttt Mod Competizione

Pedals: Campagnolo Super Record

Leather straps: Christophe

Tubulars: Continental Giro  (new)

Handlebar tape: black, leather



Condition: Used, but good condition. Low mileage. Original paint. No dents, no cracks, not bent. Some signs of normal use. All parts are working fine.

Year: 1985

Price: SOLD (May 2024)