Colnago Altain Frames

5/5 (1 Reviews)


Product Description

steel frame


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by burks a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: October 20, 2008

Strengths:    Just fits
Looks great


Weaknesses:    Weight? Rust? Too inexpensive?

Bottom Line:   
I am new to road biking and got this bike assembled and fit at a local bike shop. I am extremely happy with the cycle which runs smoothly and speedily and has not caused me any pain (including at rides >100km). I have not observed any weaknesses so far - it does not bent, corners easily and climbs well. The latter cannot be said of myself, but the bike pulls me on.

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Purchased At:   local bike store

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   Colnago Altain frame (Columbus Altain steel, ultramarine) with carbon fork
Campagnolo Veloce gruppo
Campagnolo Proton wheels
3T bar, stem, etc
Time pedals



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Altain picked up today

I just picked up my late-90's Altain today from a Craigslist seller. All Ultegra with R500 wheelset. No original chromed fork - he had replaced it with a straight-legged Time carbon fork. Nice, but not true original. I've got an airbrush guy that can do the fork to match the frame - that might h ... Read More »

Colnago Altain Question

All, I'm considering picking up a Colnago Altain and I'm looking for some background on the frame. Is anyone here riding one? Does anyone remember this model? Any thoughts or bits of information would be greatly appreciated. Photos would be wonderful. Thank you in advance for your time ... Read More »

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