Ernesto Colnago is 18 years old
And to mark its brands 18th anniversary he get a limited edition bikes up for sale. All his life he has been manufacturing high end racing bikes which are loved by speed lovers. He himself has the craze for roads and speed; therefore he has sponsored at least one professional team every year since 1974, often sponsoring more than one. Colnago’s limited edition bike marks the bicycle brand’s 18th anniversary
Enduring the bends and bumps of time he today stands as one of the successful high end bicyle manufacturer of Italy. This Italian made bike sports a special head badge, the first Colnago’s ‘Eagle and Arrow’ logo created in 1950s, inspired by a newspaper headline describing Ernesto Colnago as fast as an arrow, after he won the race
The name C59 Ottanta means eighty in Italian, and its design is inspired by the iconic Colnago bikes that were loved and used by professional riders along with thousand of cyclists around the world. The special make includes gold finished and ‘made to measure’ carbon fiber frame is fitted with Campagnolo Super record EPS 11s electronic components. Its seventies like arabesque lug decorations and Ernesto Colnago’s signature makes this bike a collector’s item. Only 80 copies will be made, making this bike even more exclusive, out of which 20 have already been grabbed by cycle collectors.