Builder's Spotlight The Paceline Forum Builder's Spotlight


Go Back   The Paceline Forum > Image Gallery > Production Bikes

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-18-2017, 07:40 PM
LegendRider LegendRider is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 3,141
Colnago C50

My trusty C50 (Pro00) with Enve 3.4 clinchers and a brand new Dura Ace 9100 group. The Colnago stands out among the many nice frames I've over the years (Pegoretti, Serotta, Calfee, DeRosa, etc.). There are certainly lighter, stiffer and more aero frames, but the stable, comfortable ride of the C50 can't be beat.

Mini-review of DA 9100 after many years of service from an excellent 7800 group: The ergonomics of the hoods and shifters are much improved. The braking is less spongy. The shifting is other-worldly. Aesthetics are personal, but I like it.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Colnago with 9100.jpg (67.4 KB, 236 views)

Last edited by LegendRider; 05-18-2017 at 08:15 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-18-2017, 08:13 PM
phoenix's Avatar
phoenix phoenix is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 483
Looks awesome, congrats!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-19-2017, 05:15 AM
Climb01742 Climb01742 is offline
needs adult supervision
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Concord, MA
Posts: 12,486
C50s are the triumph of substance over flashy BS. No weird shapes, no chasing trends. Just an amazing balance of stuff that works. Yours looks great. Enjoy!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-19-2017, 07:00 AM
rwsaunders's Avatar
rwsaunders rwsaunders is offline
Everything is connected
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Seaburgh
Posts: 8,857
Looks great Mark!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-19-2017, 07:00 AM
AngryScientist's Avatar
AngryScientist AngryScientist is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: northeast NJ
Posts: 15,322
Quote:
Originally Posted by Climb01742 View Post
C50s are the triumph of substance over flashy BS. No weird shapes, no chasing trends. Just an amazing balance of stuff that works. Yours looks great. Enjoy!
agreed. great bikes!

DA looks good on this bike too. strong work.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 05-19-2017, 08:13 AM
fa63's Avatar
fa63 fa63 is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,321
That looks great, but can't you change that saddle? I know comfort first, but those SMPs looks ungainly
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 05-19-2017, 09:33 AM
LegendRider LegendRider is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 3,141
Quote:
Originally Posted by fa63 View Post
That looks great, but can't you change that saddle? I know comfort first, but those SMPs looks ungainly
I agree that it's not the most attractive, but saddles have always been a problem area for me and the SMP is working (at least for now).
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 05-19-2017, 03:34 PM
Matthew Matthew is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Muskegon, Michigan
Posts: 1,332
Wow. Always been a fan of Pro00. Yours is stellar.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.