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 Post subject: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:55 pm 
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I was unemployed for many months and was putting a ton of miles on the Dogma until it developed a tick, creak and then a crack. With one month to go until the Triple By Pass ride (my A ride for the year)- I had to pull some emergency measures on the home front and picked up this 55cm C59.
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One of my favorite bikes was the extreme power. I still regret ever selling that one. So I am pleased to be back to hand made lugged carbon with the right geometry for me. This bike carves so nicely downhill and is amply stout enough.

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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:10 pm 
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:shock: One of the best, of the new Colnagos.
Beautiful


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:57 pm 
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It's good to see you back on the brand I like best. And it's a nice looking bike too. Have fun with it and good luck at the triple by pass.


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:37 pm 
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Nice looking bike. I'll have my C59 out on your roads later next week for the Bob Cook. I've descended that hill twice now on a C50 and a 59. Smoothest bikes I've ever ridden by miles. I'm a big fan of the lugged construction too.

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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:12 am 
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Welcome back coloclimber!

And what a way to get back into the swing of things! :thumbup:

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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 4:05 am 
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very nice !

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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 8:12 am 
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Schweet ride I love my C59

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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:35 pm 
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I just remembered how much I hate you :)

Love the C59!

Like you, I had an EP a couple years ago. It was a 56T, EITA color job. Although it *might* have been a touch small, I regret ever selling it. I'm certainly getting the itch for a new Colnago as well. Hopefully for next season.

Anyhow, glad to see you back in the game.


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
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Another nice 'Nago. Well done mate and welcome back.


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:21 pm 
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[quote="coloclimber"]I was unemployed for many months and was putting a ton of miles on the Dogma until it developed a tick, creak and then a crack.

So how did the Dogma issue get resolved, did you return it if I'm allowed to ask?
Thanks


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:08 pm 
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No Di2 on this one? :)


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 7:53 am 
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coloclimber wrote:
One of my favorite bikes was the extreme power. I still regret ever selling that one. So I am pleased to be back to hand made lugged carbon with the right geometry for me. This bike carves so nicely downhill and is amply stout enough.


Thanks for the reminder... in case if I want to sell it again some day.......

Nice C59! Deep dish wheels some day?

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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 11:08 am 
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Nice Colnago Nathan ! Noticed different stems between the photo's :D
At least we didn't get the same brand this time.

Recovered yet ?


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago C59
PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:45 pm 
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Thanks guys.

Frankie13 wrote:
So how did the Dogma issue get resolved, did you return it if I'm allowed to ask?

It was a previously used frame. Its already been repaired by Calfee once.

Damjan- Boras or LWs someday.

Rich- What is up brother?

Koen- We are no longer twins :( Yes I am recovered. That sucked! I need a lower stem than the -10 PRO. Any ideas?

Kyle- I love Di2 shifting but I moved from Record 11 to Super Record 11 since I thought it was more fitting for this frame. Di2 11 speed would be ideal.


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