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A tale of two Colnagos

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Michael Rasmussen's Rabobank Colango TT bike

Michael Rasmussen's Rabobank Colango TT bike
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Man and machine.

Man and machine.
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With bars almost at 45 degrees

With bars almost at 45 degrees
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The cutaway seat-tube.

The cutaway seat-tube.
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Michael Rasmussen's Rabobank Colango TT bike

Michael Rasmussen's Rabobank Colango TT bike
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Andriy Grivko's Team Milram Colnago

Andriy Grivko's Team Milram Colnago
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The cutaway seat-tube.

The cutaway seat-tube.
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Prototype quad-spoke

Prototype quad-spoke
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Head tube cluster

Head tube cluster
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Panracer's special edition tyres

Panracer's special edition tyres
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A massive airfoil-shaped downtube.

A massive airfoil-shaped downtube.
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Cyclingnews spied this new Colnago TT bike

Cyclingnews spied this new Colnago TT bike
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Andriy Grivko's Team Milram Colnago C-50 Crono.

Andriy Grivko's Team Milram Colnago C-50 Crono. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Man and machine.

Man and machine. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Andriy Grivko looked pretty serious before the start of the opening time trial in Saint-Gregoire.

Andriy Grivko looked pretty serious before the start of the opening time trial in Saint-Gregoire. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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The downtube of the C-50 Crono.

The downtube of the C-50 Crono. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Head tube cluster detail.

Head tube cluster detail. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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A Colnago staple - the Star carbon fork.

A Colnago staple - the Star carbon fork. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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The cutaway seat-tube.

The cutaway seat-tube. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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The seatstays.

The seatstays. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Rear disc wheel by PRO.

Rear disc wheel by PRO. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Prototype quad-spoke front wheel.

Prototype quad-spoke front wheel. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Panracer's special edition tyres for Team Milram.

Panracer's special edition tyres for Team Milram. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Detail shot of the front hub.

Detail shot of the front hub. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Michael Rasmussen's Rabobank Colango TT bike looks very different to Grivko's.

Michael Rasmussen's Rabobank Colango TT bike looks very different to Grivko's. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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With bars almost at 45 degrees, the idea is for the rider's head and arms to cut the air simultaneously.

With bars almost at 45 degrees, the idea is for the rider's head and arms to cut the air simultaneously. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Head tube cluster detail.

Head tube cluster detail. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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The fork appears to be the only similarity beteween Rasmussen and Grivko's bikes.

The fork appears to be the only similarity beteween Rasmussen and Grivko's bikes. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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A massive airfoil-shaped downtube.

A massive airfoil-shaped downtube. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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The rounded top tube is far more traditional in shape.

The rounded top tube is far more traditional in shape. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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The cutaway seat-tube.

The cutaway seat-tube. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Another look at the seatstays.

Another look at the seatstays. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Selle San Marco's Era carbon composite saddle.

Selle San Marco's Era carbon composite saddle. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Bladed seatstays.

Bladed seatstays. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Rasmussen rolls on Vittoria's Corsa CX tubulars.

Rasmussen rolls on Vittoria's Corsa CX tubulars. (Image credit: Anthony Tan/Cyclingnews)
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Cyclingnews spied this new Colnago TT bike near the Milram truck before the mechanic whisked it away, saying 'no photo'. Too bad, because we got off with one shot; this bike is halfway between the Colnago C50 Crono and the TT prototype that Rabobank is riding.

Cyclingnews spied this new Colnago TT bike near the Milram truck before the mechanic whisked it away, saying 'no photo'. Too bad, because we got off with one shot; this bike is halfway between the Colnago C50 Crono and the TT prototype that Rabobank is riding. (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Cyclingnews)

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