Colnago under new ownership

Ernesto Colnago interview
(Image credit: Stephen Farrand)

Iconic Italian bike manufacturer Colnago is about to embark on a new chapter, with a UAE-based investment fund having acquired a majority stake in the company, which will nevertheless continue to be based in Cambiago, Italy. 

What is one of the most celebrated brands in cycling has been crafting race-winning road bikes since the 1950s, and founder Ernesto Colnago has managed to evolve his frames over six decades without sacrificing the merits of its Italian craftsmanship.

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Lance Branquinho is a Namibian born media professional, with 15-years of experience in technology and engineering journalism covering anything with wheels. Being from Namibia, he knows a good gravel road when he sees one, and he has raced some of Africa’s best-known mountain bike stage races, such as Wines2Wales and Berg&Bush.