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 Post subject: Colnago C59 "Nato Green"
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:53 am 
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Finally finished my dream bike build. I saw this colour a while ago and really liked it...its a bit different and i have never seen one on the road which makes it even more appealing to me. The official colour is called "Nato Green" but that sounds a bit wankish so when people will ask what colour it is, i will just say green.

Colnago C59 54s
Campy SR group
Corima Aero wheels with DT 240 hubs and DT Swiss aerolite spokes
Fizik saddle
Vittoria Corsa clincher
Deda Presa Bars and Deda Stem

Weight with Corima's 6.8kg and with Mavic Rsys 6.6kg. The difference between the two wheel sets is a bit surprising. I thought that there would be a bigger weight difference. Unless its my crappy scales

I have not taken it for a ride yet as i have just discovered small cracks in my stem and i dont want it to give out on me. So i am ordering another stem (perhaps a controversial choice for some on WW) which i think will look great. Once its here i will ride the wheels of it. Hope you guys like it

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Small cracks are where the bolts go in. After a bit of research i found out the problem with this particular stem has happened in the past and there was a recall when they were first released.


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 Post subject: Colnago C59 "Nato Green"
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 12:45 pm 
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Great!

How ever I think you need a longer stem according to the saddle position... ;)


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:03 pm 
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I havent dailed in my setup yet. I will do it once my new stem arrives.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:17 pm 
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WOW :unbelievable: !! that certainly looks different, ive not seen that colour before now :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:26 pm 
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I havent dailed in my setup yet. I will do it once my new stem arrives.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:28 pm 
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Great looking bike! Nice frame color (not that nice name).

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:29 pm 
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Spectacular!!!

Love the VW pickup, I wish we got those over here. :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:31 pm 
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This bike is screaming tan side wall tyre! But hell that is one fine bike!


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:48 pm 
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Position looks ok here though:

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:13 pm 
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Did u had a chance to weigh frame and fork before assembling ? Both wheelsets look very nice on this bike ! I love the green!


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:18 pm 
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I just saw this frame color when I was browsing eBay yesterday. He claimed that there are only 2 in the US, I wonder how many are worldwide? Awesome bike, I love the color.


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Beautiful Bike!
Vanilla had some bikes that same color. That is awesome

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:11 pm 
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Bravo, I love that scheme! So different yet so colnago. The fiat grey was also a looker from the same year they did the green. Would love to see a pair of tan sidewalls and a deda 100 stem but otherwise a very nice build.


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
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btompkins0112 wrote:
Spectacular!!!

Love the VW pickup, I wish we got those over here. :thumbup:


+1 on the VW! Sorry for the off-topicness... Bike is great too :-)

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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
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Love that color!

Now you just need this kit, and your all set!

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