I have three nice road bikes, plus a Litespeed Classic frame and fork that I bought for no good reason, so I don't really need a new bike. But this Colnago Arabesque frame is really tempting. Colnago introduced the Arabesque and the Master in the same year, but only built the Arabesque for one year since it didn’t sell as well. Arabesque had fancy lug work and conventional round tubes; the Master had less fancy lug work and the cool star shaped Gilco tubing. Last year, someone found a box of Arabesque lugs in Ernesto’s basement and Colnago decided to use them to build new versions of the Arabesque with Gilco tubes. The fact that I'm lusting over a steel bike is evidence that I'm over 50 I guess. Anyone have a Master (same geometry and tube set) that they love or hate?
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