We all love a good ‘barn find’ story. Ryan Thompson is a Santa Cruz local who, apart from a couple of tiny details, has just finished a thorough restoration of a Colnago Super acquired by a chance meeting. Like most… Read more
Yesterday, we were bewildered by the ‘Fauxnago’ Super Commuter by FYXO, which wasn’t all that it was made out to be. To get us back on track, let’s turn to a completely authentic and exceptionally individual Colnago. Here’s a ‘Tipo… Read more »
For all the proselytizing on Cycle EXIF about steel frames, there are a couple of composite riding machines that I’d happily turn for. One is an Argonaut Cycle by Ben Farver, the second is a Colnago C59 Italia, which are… Read more »
Colnago pioneered a great number of innovations that supposedly improved performance, not least of which were their eye-catching ‘Art-Decor’ paint schemes. Their proprietary Conic tubeset, custom drawn by Columbus, certainly would have improved sales, if not performance.
Ernesto Colnago‘s bikes have carried numerous champions to victory over the years, but there are a few standout stars: Motta, Magni and Merckx, to name a few — not to mention Sven Nys, winner of this week’s Cyclocross World Champs.… Read more »
It’s almost confronting to come across a fat-tired Colnago, when we’re so used to considering them the king of luxurious road bikes. But I’m sure that in the early 90s, when Colnago introduced an entrant to the lucrative off-road bicycle… Read more »
The Colnago Master is celebrating its 30th Anniversary with a re-release of the classic frame, a summation of the craft and passion the Italian marque is built upon. Colnago’s premium distributor in the UK, Dutch & Wolf, built up one… Read more »