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PostPosted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:02 pm 
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So very happy to be part of the Colnago club, first italian bike and really my first "proper" bike after riding 3 seasons on my starter Trek 2.1 alpha.

Lovely build including Campy Record, Zipp 404s, Zipp carbon stem / handlebars coming in at around 7.1kg - the goal will be to make small upgrades to end up around 6.8kg or so....

day 1...needed some freshening up...the Zipp Sprint stem was out of place:

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:41 am 
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Welcome to the forum and a very beautiful bike and deserving of some nicer outdoor shots.

Any further plans to improve or lighten this beauty?

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:52 am 
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Beautiful. Love the art deco. You have me now thinking c-60 art deco again. fortunately my bank account tells me NO

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:04 pm 
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Hello Chefczyk, wellcome along & nice looking C50 you have there!

Definitely need better pics. from outside please :-)

I'm guessing it's a .......... 55cm frame size?

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:16 pm 
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Very nice, probably my favorite C50 colour scheme.

However the stem is simply incorrect.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:44 pm 
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thanks all! Bike is a 55cm and will properly be ridden outside. Plan is to replace the stem soon - I hate how bulky it is for now.


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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2017 3:21 am 
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Changed the stem and added my racing team's logos

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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2017 6:00 am 
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Looks nice, seat is quite forward though. Some nice outdoor shots would be great.


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PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 1:20 am 
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Looks great (although you may imagine that I am biased....)!

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:24 pm 
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Took the nago out through Virginia wine country..

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Wow, your last photo is amazingly nice!


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