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Old 12-12-2017, 12:23 PM
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Colnago Master X-Light - Saronni PR82

I had been wanting a classic bike for a while, and the Colnago Master X-Light in Saronni PR82 had always cought my eye so when one came up for sale locally that needed some love I was happy to buy it.

Colnago Master X-Light Saronni PR82 - Dura Ace 25th anniversary - 17.4 lbs

Frame - Colnago Master X-Light - 56
Saddle - Selle Italia SLR
Group - Dura Ace 25th anniversary
Pedals - Speedplay X Ti
Handlebars - 3t Rotundo LTD 40cm
Wheels - Reynolds Aero 58 /72 Tubular
Tires - Zipp SL Speed 27 Tubular


7-29-16 by , on Flickr


As she is today .....


20170826_185116_resized (002) by , on Flickr

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Old 12-12-2017, 12:25 PM
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oh man you did right by it

transformed!
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Old 12-12-2017, 12:33 PM
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thanks for saving this bike, its certainly lusty!
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Old 12-12-2017, 12:36 PM
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So much better with the Precisa fork.

Looks like a great restomod!

Enjoy!
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Old 12-12-2017, 07:26 PM
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Beautiful frame and build ! Great acquisition!

I would love to see it with more classic wheels, e.g., the wheels it had on it when you bought it.

Sweet as is though.
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Old 12-12-2017, 07:41 PM
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The real question is, how does it ride??
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Old 12-12-2017, 11:58 PM
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oh man you did right by it transformed!
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thanks for saving this bike, its certainly lusty!
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So much better with the Precisa fork.

Looks like a great restomod!

Enjoy!
Thanks guys I have really enjoyed working on it.
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Old 12-13-2017, 12:00 AM
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Beautiful frame and build ! Great acquisition!

I would love to see it with more classic wheels, e.g., the wheels it had on it when you bought it.

Sweet as is though.
I have a really nice set of classic wheels with matching Dura Ace hubs, but I just cant stand the look of them, maybe some day I will grow tired of deep wheels but not yet.
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Old 12-13-2017, 12:06 AM
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The real question is, how does it ride??
The Colnago Master X-Light - What can I say that has not already been said about this legendary bike. YES it rides and descends as smooth as they come, it set the standard in many ways. A pure joy to own and ride ! These newer Master X-Light frames also allow for wider wheels and tires compared to the older ones. So you fit the best most current wheels and tires, further enhancing all aspects of this amazing frame, I've had 28s on mine with no issues. The overall fit is long and low, just what I like, it suits the heritage of a frame that has won more races than you can count. If there is a slight weak spot for some it might be the RARE times you make a quick hard jump out of the saddle, it can be a fraction slow to respond compared to a new carbon frame, but its really hardly noticeable.

My bike came with the Dura Ace 25th Anniversary 7700 9 spd group, at first I was not sure about Dura Ace on a Colnago but have grown to love it. The Dura Ace 9 spd, is much like the bike, its very engaging from the feel to the visual appeal (the 25th Anniversary has a higher polish). This is my go to bike to just enjoy the days countless hours and sights on a bike !

One other thing you have to keep in mind with this bike is that it draws a crowd like no other bike I have seen, its a Classic, a Legend, its got lots of shiny bits, its a #@%*!! Colnago Master X-Light and everyone seems to be drawn to it.
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Old 03-10-2019, 10:35 AM
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Tore this down to rebuild with Campy (Bars are a place holder)

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Old 03-10-2019, 11:17 AM
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Beautiful! The Saronni paint scheme has always been one of my favorites from Colnago.


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Old 03-11-2019, 01:14 PM
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Beautiful! The Saronni paint scheme has always been one of my favorites from Colnago.


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+1 for favorite paint schemes from Nago. Bike looks amazing!!


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Old 03-11-2019, 03:55 PM
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Absolutely gorgeous. Love that it’s getting Campy on it!

Also it’s insane with what you have for sale locally!
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Old 03-12-2019, 12:21 PM
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It will look awesome with campy.
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Old 03-12-2019, 01:40 PM
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Planning to keep those deep dishes on there as well? I'm betting some bora ultra 35s with the dark (or removed) label would be a baller move.

Beautiful frame. Looking forward to the updated pics w/ Campy bits.
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