The Colnago Concept has been developed to be as fast as possible, and represents continuity with the original Colnago Concept project – the first carbon fibre frame, developed by Ernesto Colnago in collaboration with Enzo Ferrari in 1986.
It is the combination of pure power and speed. Every detail has been studied to bring the aerodynamic performance to a higher level. Superb ride quality and efficiency transform this bike into a real weapon with which to fight your competitors!
2019 Colnago Concept Colours
In common with Colnago’s other top level framesets, the Concept’s level of finish and quality of construction is second to none. In the flesh it simply screams quality.
Available for either rim or disc brakes, Colnago has taken the aero bike “concept” and made it as stylish as it is effective.
Colnago Concept Geometry
The Colnago Concept delivers a highly aerodynamic riding position. While being a little more aggressive than its stable-mates the C64 and V2-R, the Concept does not place the rider in an extreme position that will lead to premature fatigue on longer rides.
All Colnago bikes arrive with us initially as bare framesets, which we can custom build to your own unique specification. You may already have a very clear idea of exactly what you would like, but if you are still working through options and playing with ideas we are only too happy to offer our advice on what would work well with the particular frameset and style of riding you have in mind.
Colnago Concept Highlights
Monocoque carbon fiber construction, designed for optimal aerodynamic integration with the frame. The straight blades are thinly shaped over 90% of their overall length to offer excellent aerodynamic qualities, and the rake is designed to offer precision handling in comparison to a traditional design.
Aerodynamic shape – perfectly integrated with the seat tube. The seatpost clamp is an almost invisible, integral part of the top tube – resulting in maximum aerodynamics as well as clean lines.
Each element of this frame is designed to achieve top performance. Thus, routing the cables internally becomes a must for a clean look and maximum aerodynamic performance. The route of the cables is designed for maximum smoothness, improving both the speed and crispness of gear changes. The frame is compatible with both mechanical and electronic groups.
The main advantages of direct-mount brakes are derived from their integration, structurally and aerodynamically, with the frame and fork. In terms of performance, the dual-pivot design results in a more rigid system compared to center-mount, single-pivot brakes. Along with aerodynamic advantages, they also offer better modulation/control, lighter weight and a superior aesthetic.
The ThreadFit bottom bracket system is a result of Colnago’s impeccably high standards and desire to continue to produce the best bicycles. It combines the reliability and practicality of a threaded (BSA) bottom bracket with the added width and rigidity of a press-fit shell. From a technical point of view, the system consists of two threaded lightweight alloy cups, easily removable in case of need (as a result of wear, for example), inside of which the two bearings are pressed. It combines great functionality with safety, durability and ease of maintenance.