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COLNAGO Master Gold, Campagnolo Super Record, 61cm (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 one of the most exquisite steel jewels by great Ernesto – Colnago Master Oro. The  bike dates back to 1985, made of Columbus Gilco S4 tubing, fully 24k gold plated. Built with Campagnolo Super Record groupset, 3ttt Colnago cockpit, Selle Italia Turbo Colnago saddle, Ambrosio Synthesis rims, Almarc leather handlebar wrap.

A museum piece. L’Eroica ready.

 

 

Frame & Fork: Colnago Master Gold / Columbus Gilco S4

Size:

-seat tube (c-t): 61 cm

-top tube (c-c):  59 cm

-headset tube: 16.5 cm

-standover: 83.5 cm

Crankset: Campagnolo Super Record Colnago (53/42)

Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo Super Record

Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record

Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Super Record (PAT 84)

Shifters: Campagnolo Super Record Colnago gold

Brake Levers: Campagnolo Super Record

Brakes: Campagnolo Super Record

Hubs: Campagnolo Super Record

Rims: Ambrosio Synthesis Gold

Headset: Colnago

Cassette: Regina CX (6 speed)

Seatpost: Campagnolo Super Record Colnago

Saddle: Selle Italia Turbo Colnago

Stem: 3ttt Olympic Colnago

Handlebar: 3ttt Mod Competizione

Pedals: Campagnolo Super Record

Toe cages / Leather straps: Christophe

Tubulars: Continental Giro  (new)

Handlebar tape: Almarc leather wrap

 

 

Condition: Amazing condition. Ridden a few km. No dents, no cracks, not bent. Ready to ride.

Year: 1985

Price: SOLD (April 2021)

 

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