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Old 11-14-11, 10:33 PM   #1
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Just bought this one for my birthday


http://www.ebay.com/itm/220890591875...84.m1439.l2649

My first Colnago too! I think I got a deal too???Any thoughts and be nice I'm now in my 50's!
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Old 11-14-11, 10:35 PM   #2
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Very nice.
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Thats a beautiful bike, I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
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Congrats.

Love the color scheme!
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Seems like a very good deal to me - modern Campy and Colnago steel for under $600? Yeah, I'd say you made out like a bandit

You know, I thought by the mid/late 90's all the steel Colnago models had the straight-blade fork; the one on here is curved. Do you know if it's original to the bike?

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Life is too short to go without a Colnago! Happy B'day!
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Seems like a very good deal to me - modern Campy and Colnago steel for under $600? Yeah, I'd say you made out like a bandit

You know, I thought by the mid/late 90's all the steel Colnago models had the straight-blade fork; the one on here is curved. Do you know if it's original to the bike?

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i saw a colnago pentograph on the fork...
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^ Yes, that's a Colnago fork, unquestionably. I am just wondering out loud if it was meant for an earlier frameset. I first saw the straight bladed forks in a Bicycle Guide road test of a 1995 Colnago Master. This Decor paint came along in 1996 IIRC. I'm thinking it would include a straight bladed fork.

I could be wrong, of course - I am not as knowledgeable about modern stuff

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That's real nice!!!! Quite a deal too - seems to be a good time to scoop up some bargins. Happy Birthday!
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Happy B’day Dude! I just turned 52 on the 7th and treated myself to an old Schwinn Suburban that I found at the dump that wasn’t my size. Your 57cm Colnago is a perfect fit for me; I think I see a trade happening here.
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Awesome find! I won't tell you what I laid down for my '78 Super a few weeks ago, but it was an awful lot more than $600! Nice bike, great price.
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+1 on freakin awesomenessly fantastic
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Good job! Happy Birthday & ride it like you stole it
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Nice find! That Mirage stuff is not bad, I had it on my F. Moser that I bought a few years ago. Was going to replace broken or worn-out parts by a higher-end stuff, but it's still all original. Just needs a regular tune-up, but that's part of the fun for me.
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Seems like a very good deal to me - modern Campy and Colnago steel for under $600? Yeah, I'd say you made out like a bandit

You know, I thought by the mid/late 90's all the steel Colnago models had the straight-blade fork; the one on here is curved. Do you know if it's original to the bike?

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I've seen the Precisa on these as well.

I thought it might be a Euro model.

I ride with a fellow that bought a yellow nos Technos from a shop in Berlin.

Similar fork to this one.

He asserts both frame and fork were nos when he bought them.

Could be a shop mixed and matched frame and fork.


...and come to think of it, I had a Master Piu with a similar curved fork.

Rode fine if I recall.
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Happy B-day. Real nice Colnago.

When I bought my Tommasini they had a Colnago right next to it for the same price. Had a cool Champagne paint job and was really nice. It was a hard decision but I chose the Tommasini, only because the paint on it was over-the-top.

I still covet that Colnago.
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Very very nice, congrats!!!
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Really great bike. And happy birthday!
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What a neat Colnago you scored there. Happy Birthday to you also. You should visit us in the 50+ forum too. Lots of cross over with C&V these days.

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Happy Birthday!!!

Enjoy your Colnago....you did good on the price!!
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Nice score and happy birthday! Hopefully my wife see's this thread when the time comes and gets the hint. lol. I like the curved fork over a straight blade model anyday if it's original or not. My Colnago Mix came with a straight blade carbon for but the previous owner installed a curved Orbea carbon fork. Yeah it's not the same brand but I actually like the look of it more.
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I bought myself a pretty nice Battaglin last Christmas, and
I hope you get as much enjoyment from your own self
selected present as I have from mine. Nobody knows what
you want as well as you do.

I, too, think that's a pretty good use of 600 bucks.
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