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REVIEW DATE: 26 Jun, 2005
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AUCKLAND CYCO  3764447
WELLINGTON CAPITAL CYCLES 3856752
CHRISTCHURCH SCOTTY BROWNS

 

Colnago, the master Italian frame builder of Italy now has frames available New Zealand wide via its network of exclusive stockists.  Two models currently available ex dealer are the C50 and the E1.

C50 Strada

For 2005, the C50 had undergone a substantial upgrade, with the tubes and lugs made of a new type of high-modulus carbon fibre that provides more rigidity and lighter weight. In a medium size frame, the weight savings is around 100 grams. Further improvements have been made to the carbon fibre lugs, which thanks to the use of the new of high-modulus carbon fibre, are shorter and thus lighter but more rigid. This new generation of carbon fibre is made with a "Twill" weave, which offers a way for the new C50 to be immediately distinguishable from previous models. We've designed the graphics to show more carbon fiber as well. Finally, there are new C50 sizes for 2005, with a 51 classic and a 54 sloping. With 20 sizes available in C50, there is an incredible range of choices designed to fit almost any rider like a custom frame.

 

E1

For 2005, the E1 has been introduced, the sleek sloping modern lines are sure to appeal to all those wanting a monocoque design from Colnago Italy.  Geometry runs are progressive sloping ensuring the frame is well suited to long hours in the saddle.  All tubing intersections are well strengthened giving a ride that delivers with integrity.

 
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