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Colnago through the decades: Mega Gallery

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Vintage and modern Colnagos were the order of the day

Vintage and modern Colnagos were the order of the day
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A rare 1983 Colnago Regal with a 50th Anniversary Campagnolo groupset

A rare 1983 Colnago Regal with a 50th Anniversary Campagnolo groupset
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A Colnago C40 with a limited edition paint job that celebrates the European Union

A Colnago C40 with a limited edition paint job that celebrates the European Union
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The Colnago Carbitubo features a distinctive twin downtube design to improve stiffness

The Colnago Carbitubo features a distinctive twin downtube design to improve stiffness
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A 2001 Colnago CF1, a collaboration with car manufacturer Ferrari

A 2001 Colnago CF1, a collaboration with car manufacturer Ferrari
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Stefano Zanini's Colnago C40 in Mapei colours

Stefano Zanini's Colnago C40 in Mapei colours
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A Campagnolo Nuovo Record rear derailleur

A Campagnolo Nuovo Record rear derailleur
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Tri-colore down tube shifters

Tri-colore down tube shifters
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52/39 Colnago chainrings

52/39 Colnago chainrings
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A stunning chrome machine

A stunning chrome machine
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Detailed artwork of a fighter jet on the head cluster

Detailed artwork of a fighter jet on the head cluster
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It is not known how many are left in existence

It is not known how many are left in existence
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The chainstays on this Colnago C40 attempts to improve compliance

The chainstays on this Colnago C40 attempts to improve compliance
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Campagnolo tools for Campagnolo gearing

Campagnolo tools for Campagnolo gearing
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A 1971 Colnago Super

A 1971 Colnago Super
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Campagnolo Delta brakes that look great, but perform badly

Campagnolo Delta brakes that look great, but perform badly
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Carbitubo - carbon tubing

Carbitubo - carbon tubing
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A closer look at the twin down tubes on the Colnago Carbitubo

A closer look at the twin down tubes on the Colnago Carbitubo
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Cut away sections on tubing and components was an attempt to cut weight

Cut away sections on tubing and components was an attempt to cut weight
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A classic paint design on the Colnago Mexico

A classic paint design on the Colnago Mexico
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The crankset on the Colnago Mexico

The crankset on the Colnago Mexico
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Thomas Voeckler's Colnago C59 from the 2011 Tour de France

Thomas Voeckler's Colnago C59 from the 2011 Tour de France
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Chrome plating protects the driveside chain stay

Chrome plating protects the driveside chain stay
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A Colnago Jet, made famous by Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi

A Colnago Jet, made famous by Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi
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Colnago launched the V2-R earlier this year

Colnago launched the V2-R earlier this year
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A stunning fade paint design on this Colnago Concept

A stunning fade paint design on this Colnago Concept
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One of Colnago's aero offerings, the V1-R

One of Colnago's aero offerings, the V1-R
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Another Colnago C50, this time with an 11-speed Campagnolo Record groupset

Another Colnago C50, this time with an 11-speed Campagnolo Record groupset
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A Colnago Master in Mapei colours

A Colnago Master in Mapei colours
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A more modern Colnago C50

A more modern Colnago C50
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Blue and chrome finished Colnago Arabesque

Blue and chrome finished Colnago Arabesque
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A Colnago Arabesque

A Colnago Arabesque
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Colnago Super in Saronni red

Colnago Super in Saronni red
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Single speed steel machine

Single speed steel machine
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A 1981 Colnago Roger de Vlaeminck

A 1981 Colnago Roger de Vlaeminck
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A limited edition modern Colnago C60

A limited edition modern Colnago C60
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A Colnago C-RS

A Colnago C-RS
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This Colnago Concept disc was equipped with SRAM's Red eTap HRD groupset

This Colnago Concept disc was equipped with SRAM's Red eTap HRD groupset
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This Colnago C60 features the FSA WE electronic groupset

This Colnago C60 features the FSA WE electronic groupset
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A specially painted Colnago Concept

A specially painted Colnago Concept
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An eye-catching black and pink Colnago C60

An eye-catching black and pink Colnago C60
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Gold lugs at the front end of the frameset

Gold lugs at the front end of the frameset
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Colnago Master frames feature traditional lugging alongside the steel tubes

Colnago Master frames feature traditional lugging alongside the steel tubes
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An immaculate Campganolo Record 10-speed groupset

An immaculate Campganolo Record 10-speed groupset
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Gold stays and forks certainly catch the eye

Gold stays and forks certainly catch the eye
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This special edition Colnago Master 55 had a distinctive black and gold finish

This special edition Colnago Master 55 had a distinctive black and gold finish
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The chrome seat tube frame pump is a nice touch

The chrome seat tube frame pump is a nice touch
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Clothing brand Le Col hosted the 2017 Colnago owners' day in Gloucestershire, England last weekend.

The exclusive event showcased the latest clothing from the former professional cyclist Yanto Barker's clothing brand, as well as showcasing vintage, modern and various professionals' Colnagos stretching back decades.

A 65km/40 mile sportive accompanied the event in the Cotswolds countryside, where Ben Swift (UAE Team Emirates) turned up off the back of his fifth-place finish at the World Championships in Bergen, Norway.

The bikes on show included Eddy Merckx's 1971 Colnago Super, a 1984 Colnago Regal and a 1992 Colnago Carbitubo with a distinctive split down tube design.

Thomas Voeckler's 2011 all-yellow Colnago C59 from the Tour de France was also on display, alongside Stefani Zanini's C40 Mapei and the incredibly detailed Colnago Jet made famous by Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi.

Colnago also showcased their latest models including the C60, V2-R and the Concept aero machine.

Click or swipe through the gallery above to take a look at the Italian bikes on show.