Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1
    Newbie
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    2
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    vintage classic super colnago



    Been asked to sell my super colnago but do not know what it is worth can anyone advise me

  2. #2
    Constant tinkerer FastJake's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Madison, Wisconsin
    Posts
    6,014
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Those poor brake cables! What happened???

    No idea what it's worth, sorry.
    Why "derailer" is the correct way to spell the gear-change mechanism: sheldonbrown.com/derailer.html

  3. #3
    slow as I ever was Ex Pres's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    an imposter living in the 35223
    My Bikes
    see signature
    Posts
    5,453
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    The bike must have some liberal leanings because it doesn't appear able to turn to the right.


    Little bit of a mish-mash on components. Super Record (SR) front derailleur, crank has SR rings, but the rear derailleur is Nouvo Record, while the headset is from a newer group than those. The front wheel [skewer] is installed backwards, but I can't make out the hubs. In any case, you'd need a list of the components, and a much better presentation to draw top dollar.
    Last edited by Ex Pres; 04-23-12 at 09:09 AM.
    72 special CNC ___________ 72 Frejus (ala Legnano) __73 Holdsworth Record
    78 Raleigh Professional_____ 80 Ranson_____________ 80 unknown French (SS)
    82 Peugeot PXN10_________83 Trek 600____________ 85 Gianni Motta
    85 Trek 560______________88 Guerciotti GLX
    90 Miele Gara_____________02 Casati Dardo (g/b\k)___02 Casati Dardo (y/blk)
    03 Casati Dardo___________08 BF IRO (fixed)________10 Vassago Fisticuff (IGH)

  4. #4
    Must... ride... more... Phil_gretz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Sterling, VA
    My Bikes
    '77 Fuji S-10S, '82 Fuji Team, '88 Fuji Saratoga, '08 Scattante CFR, '12 Jamis Sputnik, '13 Motobecane Fantom29 HT
    Posts
    2,182
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Spiff It Up A Bit

    Agree with above - remove those cable housings and re-route them. New bar tape, or clean yours up. Replace all cables, true the rims. I'm guessing the weight is in the neighborhood of 21-22 lbs. Campy bits in the drivetrain. Can't tell on the brake calipers. This is a good bike.

    you should ask $350 minimum as it stands, maybe higher depending on your market. With a complete and careful re-build, waxing and touching up the frame, shining the components - $425 or highter. Can you provide photo details of the head tube lugs, seat stay/seatpost lugs and bottom bracket lugs?

    Some Colnago experts may weigh in with those better photos.

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    STP
    Posts
    9,456
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    $800 min. after some attention to details. Maybe more.

    This wouldn't take very much to straighten around for sale.

    Probably a couple of hours, some housing material, handlebar tape, a good swift cleaning, and I'd go through all the bearings.

    Maybe a new chain as well.

    I sold an 82 Super last spring that wasn't in very good condition on our local CL in a day.

    For about the same price.

    If this bicycle were in the Twin Cities I'd probably be forced to buy it.

  6. #6
    Senior Member rjhammett's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Saint Paul, Minnesota
    My Bikes
    '92 Colnago Master PIU, '85 Fuso, '92 Bridgestone RB-1, '87 Centurion Ironman 'Miami Vice', '85 Zullo Criterium, ?? Custom Build, '01 Lemond Zurich, '83 Trek 620, '83 Pinarello Record, '92 Tommaso
    Posts
    658
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by gomango View Post
    $800 min. after some attention to details. Maybe more.

    This wouldn't take very much to straighten around for sale.

    Probably a couple of hours, some housing material, handlebar tape, a good swift cleaning, and I'd go through all the bearings.

    Maybe a new chain as well.

    I sold an 82 Super last spring that wasn't in very good condition on our local CL in a day.

    For about the same price.

    If this bicycle were in the Twin Cities I'd probably be forced to buy it.
    Grady, are you trying to corner the Twin Cities Colnago market?
    Travis Bickle
    You talking to me?

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    STP
    Posts
    9,456
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by rjhammett View Post
    Grady, are you trying to corner the Twin Cities Colnago market?
    A bad, bad sweet tooth.

    That's what I have for these!

    Heh Bob, I get to start riding again this weekend.

    We'll have to get together. How about a short ride soon and some coffee?

  8. #8
    Senior Member rjhammett's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Saint Paul, Minnesota
    My Bikes
    '92 Colnago Master PIU, '85 Fuso, '92 Bridgestone RB-1, '87 Centurion Ironman 'Miami Vice', '85 Zullo Criterium, ?? Custom Build, '01 Lemond Zurich, '83 Trek 620, '83 Pinarello Record, '92 Tommaso
    Posts
    658
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by gomango View Post
    A bad, bad sweet tooth.

    That's what I have for these!

    Heh Bob, I get to start riding again this weekend.

    We'll have to get together. How about a short ride soon and some coffee?
    Sounds good. I am going to have a 'procedure' on Friday so I won't be able to ride for a while.
    Travis Bickle
    You talking to me?

  9. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Philly
    My Bikes
    2006 Raleigh Rx 1.0, 1990 Cannondale ST400, 1983 Miyata Two Ten
    Posts
    238
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    On the cable housings, all you need to do is remove the whole stem and bar assembly, feed it through the frame from left to right, and put it back on. I'm guessing the opposite is how this disaster happened in the first place

  10. #10
    Old 55t Hammerman CitizenChain's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    San Francisco
    My Bikes
    1982 Colnago Mexico, 1990 Colnago Spiral Conic, 1971 Masi "Special" Pista, 1977 Colnago Super, 1982 Trek 560, 1981 Raleigh SC, 1985 Merckx GS, 1993 RB-1/8, 1993 X0-2, 1981 Miyata Gold Commuter
    Posts
    49
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    AS IS I would offer $600 a little more.. if the FRAME is clean and buy it.
    Then.
    Option 1. Hang Frame for later Sale with Full Campy 2012 11sp Athena Group Build and Sell for $3000.00
    Option 2. Strip, Clean, refurbish and rebuild back with period correct parts and Sell for $1200.00 +
    Option 3. Convince Seller "ARE YOU CRAZY? That's your COLNAGO!" Then charge HIM $500 to rebuild it. Win/Win
    Option 4. See option 3. It could be you.
    1971 Masi "Special" Pista, 77 Colnago Super, 81 Miyata Gold Commuter 1982 Colnago "President", 82 Trek 560, 90 Colnago Spiral Conic, 1994 Motorola Merckx , 2008 Surley LHT

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •