Introduction: Colnago C50

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chefczyk
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by chefczyk

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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Juanmoretime
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by Juanmoretime

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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fromtrektocolnago
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by fromtrektocolnago

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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Look565w
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by Look565w

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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Mr.Gib
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by Mr.Gib

Very nice, probably my favorite C50 colour scheme.

However the stem is simply incorrect.
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chefczyk
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by chefczyk

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.

chefczyk
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by chefczyk

Changed the stem and added my racing team's logos

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tids0009
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by tids0009

Looks nice, seat is quite forward though. Some nice outdoor shots would be great.

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chris8382
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by chris8382

Looks great (although you may imagine that I am biased....)!
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chefczyk
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by chefczyk

Took the nago out through Virginia wine country..

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stjean222
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by stjean222

Wow, your last photo is amazingly nice!

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