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COLNAGO Super Campagnolo Nuovo Record 55cm (1973-74) – SOLD

Description

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 cyclingIn 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.

Colnago Super is for sure one of the most succesful racing bikes in history. It was released in 1968, produced for more than 20 years, was Colnago’s top model of late 1960s and 1970s and became a legend with Eddy Merckx ridding for Molteni Team. The Super was designed for professionals riders and thanks to Columbus SL tubing it was a synonym for stiffness and lightnes.

Proudly presenting another iconic Italian racing machine, the COLNAGO Super shinning beautiful orange paintjob. The frame is work of art and was the reference by which other steel frames were judged back in early 1970s. It’s made of Columbus SL tubing and dates back to 1973/74. Fully build with Campagnolo Nuovo Record groupset(pat.73/74) and special parts like pantograph 3ttt Colnago cockpit, Colnago chainring, enlightened shifters and seatpost, 3ttt saddle, NiSi rims.

The legend. Ready for L’Eroica.

 

 

Frame & Fork: Colnago Super / Columbus SL

Size:

– seat tube (c-t): 55 cm

– top tube (c-c): 54.5 cm

– headset tube: 12.8 cm

– standover: 80 cm

Crankset: Campagnolo Nuovo Record (170mm, 52/42)

Bottom bracket : Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Headset: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Shifters: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Brake Levers: Universal 68

Brakes: Universal Extra 68

Handlebar: 3ttt Mod Competizione

Stem: 3ttt Colnago (110 mm)

Hubs: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Rims: NiSi

Cassette: Regina Oro (6 speed)

Seatpost: Campagnolo Nuovo Record Colnago (27,2mm)

Seat: 3ttt Record

Pedals: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Toe cage: Christophe

Leather straps: Christophe

Tubulars: Continental Giro (new)

Handlebar Tape: cotton, biege

 

 

Condition: Used, but good condition. The frame was completelly restored and refubrished by professional guy. No cracks, no dents, not bent. Groupset is in good condition. All parts are working fine.

Year: 1973-74

Weight: 9.6 kg

PRICE: SOLD (October 2020)