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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:17 pm 
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Thanks; we'll wait and see, won't we? :)
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The "apparently" part is crucial.

It did come from someone who works at one of the Australian Campag distributor, so he's not inclined to make it up.

So chances could be he was told when he was last in Italy or on the phone to them, however they are not at production level. Really don't know. Sorry.


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:36 am 
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Incredible, that colour scheme + the C59 EPS mix of the tubes is perfect! My dream frame, hats off to you Calnago.
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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:52 am 
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Are those nemises rims easy to get ? As in still in production ? Thanks mick


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:10 am 
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michel2 wrote:
Are those nemises rims easy to get ? As in still in production ? Thanks mick

yes and yes (ps it is Nemesis)


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:50 am 
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Thank you (;


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 Post subject: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:24 am 
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@lirec15: thanks, yes this is a very special frame for me.

@michel2: the Nemesis rims are indeed still in production although not in the anodization you see on this bike. I believe 2009 or 2010 was the last year for this "bronze" anodization. Plus, these rims weigh ~440 grams. The ones since then are a darker gray anodization and weigh ~465 grams and have some different etchings. As for how easy they are to get, it depends on where you are I suppose. They were not easy to get where I live in North America. Probably easier to find in Europe. LionelB seems like he might be able to provide a source if you want some. Great rims and still being used in pro races like Paris Roubaix today.

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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:58 am 
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They are really easy to find in Europe and many wheelbuilders offer them. They cost 60 to 70 euros.


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:27 am 
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Awesome Ill have a look around, but I didn't want to steal this treaty soback to this this stunning bike now !!!(;


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 4:15 am 
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Beautiful, beautiful build :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
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Absolutely stunning!

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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:33 am 
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I ordered an EPS in September of 2012 and received an EPQ in May of 2012. There was communication with the factory; and it appears that a shortage of parts for the EPS lead to the EPQ. I really like the look of the EPS more and purchased a NOS frame and had it repainted by CyclArt in Southern California.
I have attached a few pictures of the bikes.


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:52 am 
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michel2 wrote:
Are those nemises rims easy to get ? As in still in production ? Thanks mick

Competitive cyclist has them for $60/rim these days


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 Post subject: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:54 am 
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ColnagoEPQ wrote:
I ordered an EPS in September of 2012 and received an EPQ in May of 2012. There was communication with the factory; and it appears that a shortage of parts for the EPS lead to the EPQ. I really like the look of the EPS more and purchased a NOS frame and had it repainted by CyclArt in Southern California.
I have attached a few pictures of the bikes.

Very very nice.... and very special - not too many EPQ's around is there?


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:05 am 
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Colnago America told me that only 24 EPQ frames were imported into the United States. I will likely not see one while I am out riding.


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago Special EPQ
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:11 am 
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Hey, my thread's been hijacked! :lol:

I'm loving my EPQ by the way. It's a long story, but the first one they sent me had the "new" paint scheme which I didn't want. In the end they did another one for me (the one you see at the beginning of this thread) but it was a long time coming.

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