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.
The Master Olympic is constructed of Columbus nivachrome “Gilco” shaped steel tubing with top, seat and down tube drawn in “star shape” with internal cable routing on top tube, chromed chainstays and Precisa straight fork. The Master Olympic was very successful racing bike in early/mid 1990s era and was available in several beautiful eye-catching paint schemes.
Here we are offering another Colnago’s masterpiece, the Master Olympic. It dates back to 1993/94 and it’s made of Columbus Gilco star shapped tubing, build with Campagnolo Chorus groupset, 3ttt cockpit, new San Marco Regal saddle and shines in amazing paintjob.
For all Colnago enthusiasts. Fair price.
Frame & Fork: Colnago Master Olympic (Columbus Gilco) / Precisa fork
-seat tube (c-t): 59 cm
-top tube (c-c): 57 cm
-headset tube: 16,3 cm
-standover: 83,5 cm
Crankset: Campagnolo Chorus (172,5mm, 53/39)
Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Chorus
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Chorus
Headset: Campagnolo Chorus
Brake / Shifting levers: Campagnolo Chours Ergopower 8s
Brakes: Campagnolo Chorus
Handlebar: 3ttt SuperCriterium Ergopower
Hubs: Campagnolo Chorus
Seat: Selle San Marco Regal (new)
Tires: Schwalbe Lugano (new)
Handlebar Tape: white (new)
Condition: Used. Original paint and decals. The frame has no cracks, no dents and is not bend. Groupset is in excellent condition. Some touch-ups and signs of normal use. Some micro blemishes on chromed parts. All parts are working fine.
Price: SOLD (November 2017)