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Colnago Master MTB

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…

Dutch & Wolf Colnago Master 30th

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…

Colnago Master 30th

Colnago are celebrating 30 years of their illustrious Master frame with an anniversary model, faithfully replicated as it was when first released. That means it…

Colnago Tecnos

The Tour de France is a tradition that extends back 99 years, so it’s interesting to note how the bikes have evolved. The Colnago Tecnos…

Colnago Master Copperhead Road

Ernesto Colnago’s Master frame was first released during the mid-80s and featured crimped tubes that was purported to add strength, although whether it was structural…

Colnago Master Retrogusto

To put this Colnago Master into context, perhaps I should have named this post Colnago ‘il Toro’, as it will immediately explain these original ‘bullhorn’…

Colnago C59 Ottanta

On the 9th of February 2012, the immensely humble and intensely hardworking Ernesto Colnago celebrated his eightieth birthday. This milestone was spent like any other…

Colnago Super

The Super was Colnago’s flagship model throughout the 70s and 80s, a predominantly Columbus SL-tubed race machine. The brown was a stock shade during the…

Colnago Arabesque

Ernesto Colnago’s Arabesque was a celebration of everything there was to love (or hate) about Italian racing steel from the early 80s. An elaborate flourish…

Colnago C35

The C35 was a commemorative model created in celebration of Colnago’s 35th anniversary in 1989. It was one of the first frames to be manufactured…

Colnago Master 55

Happy New Year! I trust you all had a rejuvenating holiday, for it’s time to get back into the swing of things, and what better…

Colnago Sprint

There’s nothing that pleases me more than to see a fine example of Italian steel that’s getting used for what is was intended — riding.…

Colnago Crono Oro

Every once in a while along comes a bike that makes me gasp. It may be because of utter simplicity, or complete over the top…

Colnago Superissimo

Melbourne is Australia’s most creatively prolific city. I guess the inclement weather has a lot to contribute to that fact, everyone has to do something…