Colnago Mexico Gold Plated Road Bicycle 1980s

€5,999.00
In stock
ID: 19477
Manufacturer: Colnago
Size: 54 cm
Condition: The bicycle is in good condition. The piantjob is refurbished, the gold plating is original. The frame has no cracks, dents or bends. All parts have been checked and they are working fine.
Era: 1980s
Available in store: Wilhelmstr. 91, 10117 Berlin (BMO)
Product ID: 19477
Description:

Mexico, name of a Country and a city in unison, became associated with great sportive achievements around 1970
There were, of course, the Olympic games of 1968 which saw many old Records pulverised and crumbled. At the end of the same year, Ole Ritter set a new world hour Record in Mexico.
The partly responsible thin air at this altitude was also one of the reasons for which cycling prodigy Eddy Merckx had his attempt at the hour there, in 1972.

Manufactured to celebrate his record, the Colnago Mexico is one of the most iconic bikes that left Ernesto's legendary factory.
The Colnago Mexico was slightly different from the Colnago Super - built with a slightly different, lighter Columbus tubing - but it shared the aggressive racing geometry: short, agile and pretty stiff.

 

This Mexico frame from the 1981 is not an "ordinary" Mexico though. This is a special version with gold plated chain stays and front fork. The rest has been refurbished in a deep yellow color, creating an interesting combination. This model sat right on top of the Colnago hierarchy and it is equipped accordingly - with the best. It sports a complete Campagnolo Super Record groupset with some nice and original pantographes on the brake levers and stem and some millings on the brake calipers and shifters. Also worth mentioning certainly is the splendid wheelset with Nisi AN85 rims in mint condition.

Very cool and captivating Colnago bike which will certainly enrich any serious bicycle collection.

Serviced in our workshop, you can put your shous on the Campagnolo Superleggeri pedals and take it for a ride.

Frame & Fork Colnago Mexico Oro - Columbus KL
Front Derailleur Campagnolo Super Record
Rear Derailleur Campagnolo Super Record
Headset Campagnolo Super Record
Crankset Campagnolo Super Record; 170 mm; 53/42
Bottom Bracket Campagnolo Record
Stem 3ttt; 10 cm
Stem bar 3ttt; 40 cm; Colnago edition
Shifters Campagnolo Record milled
Brakes Campagnolo Record
Brake levers Campagnolo Nuovo Record; Colnago pantographed
Hubs Campagnolo Record; 6-speed; 24/14
Rims Nisi rear; 700C tubulars
Tires Continental Giro; 622/22 tubulars NEW
Seat post Campagnolo Super Record
Seat Selle San Marco Rolls NEW
Handlebar tape Cotton tape NEW
Pedal not included
Chain YBN classic NEW
Seat Tube (c-t): 54 cm
Top Tube (c-c): 53.5 cm
Head Tube: 11.5 cm
Standover: 79 cm
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