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Colnago Super 'Giro d'Italia' early 1980s

Submitted by David Leech


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Frame
Colnago Super Giro d'Italia, 1980s; seat tube 54cm c-to-c; Columbus tubing
Wheels
28-spoke sprint rims on Campag hubs
Chainset Campagnolo Super Record double chainset pantographed, titanium axle, 53/42 rings
Pedals Super Record pedals and clips with cloverleaf cutout in clips
Gears Super Record front and rear changers with titanium bolts. Levers filed wafer thin. Close ratio 6 speed block
Brakes Super Record black sidepulls - anodised
Stem/Bars 3T 'TTT'  'Colnago' pantographed stem and bars
Saddle  Assos perforated suede
Extra details  The bike is very light with sharp handling, definitely a full race bike. I have never seen black Campag callipers or the bronzed headset before.


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Colnago pantographed chainring and chainstay showing Giro D'Italia decal

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Left: Pantographed ITM stem
Centre: Brake lever pantographed with Campagnolo, Colnago logo and Italian tricolour
Right: Pantographed head lug and fork crown. bronze headset and black-anodized brake stirrup

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Three-quarter front view