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 Mexico Pista. The frame is work of art, made of Columbus tubing, featuring the perfection and attention to details to providing the best performance you might expect from early 1970s track racing machine – specially designed enforced chainstay, special head tube angle so the front wheel sits very close to the downtube. Completely built with Campagnolo Record Pista parts, 3ttt stem and handlebar, 3ttt Colnago saddle, wheels with welded spokes.
For all Colnago enthusiasts. Fair price.
Frame & Fork: Colnago Mexico Pista / Columbus SL
– seat tube (c-t): 56 cm
– top tube (c-c): 55 cm
– headset tube: 14.8 cm
– standover: 80 cm
Crankset: Campagnolo Record Pista
Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo Record Pista
Hubs: Campagnolo Record Pista
Headset: Campagnolo Record Pista
Seat post: Campagnolo Record (27.2mm)
Stem: 3ttt Record
Handlebar: 3ttt Pista
Pedals: Campagnolo Record Pista
Chain: Regina Pista
Handlebar tape: black
Condition: Used, but very good condition. No cracks, no dents, not bent. Ready to ride.
Era: early 1970s