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COLNAGO Super Campagnolo Nuovo Record 64cm (1972) – 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 1960 and 1970s. The Super was designed for professionals riders and thanks to Columbus SL tubing it was a synonym for stiffness and lightnes. It became a legend with Eddy Merckx ridding for Molteni TeamEddy Merckx ”The Cannibal” is one the most successful cyclist in history, with 525 victories to his name.

Chiodini was a very talented Italian cyclist from Lombardy and he was part of Italian U23 cycling team and that team was supplied with bikes by Ernesto Colnago.

Chiodini, early 1970s, on his Colnago Super SL

Chiodini, on his Colnago Super SL (early 1970s)

 

Proudly presenting this iconic early 70s racing machine made by Ernesto Colnago – COLNAGO Super. The frame is shinning in original red paintjob, made of Columbus SL tubing and features 1972-73 details of fork crown, lugs and dropouts. Completely build with Colnago pantograph Campagnolo Nuovo Record groupset (175mm cranks) and extraordinary parts like enlightened Cinelli stem and handlebar, NiSi rims, Selle Italia saddle, Colnago toe cages and leather straps. No much words needed.

All original. Ready for L’Eroica.

 

 

Frame & Fork: Colnago Super, Columbus SL

Size:

-seat tube (c-t): 64 cm

-top tube (c-c): 59 cm

-headset tube: 20 cm

-standover: 88 cm

Crankset: Campagnolo Nuovo Record 175mm

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: Campagnnolo Nuovo Record, Colnago pantograph

Brakes: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

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

Seat: Selle Italia Super Professionale

Handlebar: Cinelli

Stem: Cinelli Colnago pantograph (125mm)

Hubs: Campagnolo Record

Rims: NiSi

Freewheel: Regina S.C. (5speed)

Pedals: Campagnolo Nuovo Record

Toe cage: Colnago

Leather straps: Colnago

Tubulars: Continental Giro (new)

Handlebar Tape: cotton, biege

 

 

Condition: Used, but good condition.The frame has no cracks, no dents, not bent. Original paint and decals. Groupset is in good condition. All parts are working fine.

Year: 1972-73

Price: SOLD (September 2019)