Colnago Spiral Conic Classic Road Bicycle 1994

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ID: 19722
Manufacturer: Colnago
Size: 57 cm
Condition: The bike is in good condition. The paintjob and decals are original and they show just minor signs of previous usage. The frame has no dents, no cracks and it is not bent. All parts have been checked and they are working fine.
Era: 1990s
Product ID: 19722

Colnago offered a wide palette of models in the mid 90s. Carbon fiber models have been already established, Aluminium alloy bikes were perfected and there were even an option of titan frames. But steel has been always kept in Colnago line and for a good reason. Many customers still demanded a classical road bike, but they were also getting used to a stiffer riding experience of the modern bikes. So the traditional frames designs based on the legendary Super were taken to a next level and some interesting solutions occurred. 

Like this Colnago Spiral Conic road bicycle, which is rather rare. First introduced in 1988 as Conic SLX Total Spiral, it featured a tapering down tube which increases it's diameter from 28.2 mm by the head tube lug to 32 mm by the bottom bracket. This should make the bottom bracket more stable and pedaling forces more efficient. Later the name has been changed to simple "Spiral Conic" and the down tube was crimped in the lower section to even increase rigidity while slightly improving comfort.

The frame itself is made of Columbus SLX tube set with inner helical reinforcements, a first choice of professional riders in the 80s. Our Spiral Conic is equipped with a complete Shimano Dura-Ace 7400 series groupset with STI shifters on the bars, which suits the classic yet forward looking nature of the bike rather well.

The wheelset has been freshly laced in our workshop using Dura-Ace hubs and a pair of NOS Ambrosio clincher rims.

This Colnago rides like a dream and it also pleases an eye of a classic road bicycle fan. You can take it for a long days in a saddle as well as for a short and powerful ride.

Frame & Fork Colnago Spiral Conic - Columbus SLX tubes; Columbus curve-bladed fork.
Front Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace
Rear Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace
Headset Shimano Dura-Ace
Crankset Shimano Dura-Ace; 170 mm; 50/40
Bottom Bracket Shimano Dura-Ace
Stem 3ttt Evol; 110 mm
Stem bar 3ttt; 42 cm
Shifters Shimano Dura-Ace STI
Brakes Shimano Dura-Ace
Brake levers Shimano Dura-Ace STI
Hubs Shimano Dura-Ace; 8-speed; 23/13 ratio
Rims Ambrosio Excursion; 700C; Clinchers, NOS
Tires Continentla Ultra Sport; 622/23 clinchers
Seat post Shimano Dura-Ace
Seat Selle San Marco Concor Supercorsa NEW
Handlebar tape Cork ribbon NEW
Chain YBN hard plated NEW
Seat Tube (c-t): 57 cm
Top Tube (c-c): 55 cm
Head Tube: 14.5 cm
Standover: 81.5 cm
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