Colnago Classic/before and after

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djdonj
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by djdonj

After ~12 years, my Colnago Classic was in dire need of TLC (misc frame repairs and definitely a repaint). I was never crazy about the original paint scheme (D14N) and none of the others for that model appealed to me (except the red, but I already have a red bike). The new one is essentially PRZA. New components will be Campy Record 11 (carbon). Paint/rehab job done by Hottubes.
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markyboy
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by markyboy

Very nice who painted the frame?
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by jimaizumi

Woah!!!! PRZA!!! Now that is on par with the classiness of a Sarroni!!
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djdonj
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by djdonj

markyboy wrote:Very nice who painted the frame?


Thanks. Kudos go to the crew at HotTubes (hottubes.com).

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by AJS914

I love that Zabel blue paint scheme. Great job!

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Calnago
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by Calnago

Looks great. Nicely done. That Zabel blue is so classy looking.

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deano87
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by deano87

that looks mint!
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by WR74

Pairing new carbon groupsets with older steel frames really compliment each other. Bomb proof frame with new tech groupsets!

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djdonj
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by djdonj

Thanks all. I appreciate the positive feedback. It was an anxiety-laden choice for sure.

Bonus pic attached ;-)
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jmagoulas
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by jmagoulas

Very nice! Was Ernesto's signature left out on purpose?

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djdonj
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by djdonj

jmagoulas wrote:Very nice! Was Ernesto's signature left out on purpose?


My understanding is that it's on the non-drive side (standard for this paint job).

will post pix of the full build (both sides) once done.

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