Is This The World's Best Road Bike, Or Just The Most Coveted?
“Is that the Italian frame?” asked another. But when I rode a loaner Colnago C60 in a charity century in New England this summer, most comments were limited to jaw drops and “Wows.” In fact, I have yet to go on any sort of group ride without eliciting ...
Cycling Holiday Gift Guide 2016: 5 Great Bikes
The 16+ Wheel Kit enables Burley child and cargo trailers to travel with you through the harshest of adventure terrain: snow, sand, gravel and more. It's an ideal pairing with a fat bike or gravel grinder, both of which .... The C6o is entirely ...
First Ride: Colnago C60
I am cold and wet and grimy from travel. And I am smiling. I am smiling as a hand grips my ... The C60, like the C59 before it, is built via tube-and-lug construction and is assembled at Colnago's factory in Cambiago, Italy. The frame components are ...
The Italian Tribune
Part 22: The Artistry of Carrozzeria Boneschi
The Italian Tribune
The Italian automobile industry has had a rich history of carrozzerias – the coachbuilders; the craftsmen and shops that produced custom and limited production runs of specialized car bodies and interiors. We have covered a few already – Boano was ...
Colnago Concept review
I was once told that Ernesto Colnago lives over the road from his facility in Cambiago so that if an idea comes to him at 3am he need only don a dressing gown and run a short way before he's sitting at his draftsman's desk. True or not, I choose to ...
Colnago headquarters tour
Housed inside Colnago's headquarters in Cambiago, just outside of Milan, is a museum charting the history of the company since it was founded in 1954. On display are dozens of bicycles, including many bearing the Ferrari name on their down tube along ...
Colnago C60 review
The first has been celebrated every year since the birth of the man, Ernesto, in 1932; the second every year since the birth of the brand, in Cambiago, Italy, in 1954. And like all birthdays, the occasion is marked with gifts. In 1989, 35 years after ...
Italian judge set to decide if 32 named in Mantova doping investigation should go on trial
Alessandro Ballan (BMC) and Damiano Cunego (Lampre-ISD) had to give Former world champions Giuseppe Saronni and Gianni Bugno at the Colnago launch in Cambiago. ... The Mantova-based investigation into doping practices centred around Italian pharmacist ...
Why Colnago is the Ferrari of road bikes
In 1952, when aged only 20, Ernesto Colnago handed in his notice at the Gloria bike factory to set up on his own in Cambiago, his small hometown to the north-east of Milan. The premises measured no more than 25sqm and Colnago was indebted to his ...
Eurobike 2014: Italian bikes
No visit to Eurobike would be complete without a visit to the booths of the various Italian brands. Beautifully ... The CF10 isn't the only machine from Cambiago to wear the prancing horse badge. The V1-r, the latest ... Note the toroidal (rounded) rim ...