Dura-Ace is the admiral ship of Shimano, the Japanese (now multinational) manufacturer of cycling components (and some other things like fishing tackle and rowing equipment). Here is a brief Dura-Ace history.
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“Handmade by machines” is the slogan of BMC impec. BMC defining their goal as “zero error”. And the result is a really an impressive machine. You can see and feel the perfect quality on every details.
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Colnago M10 S shares the top spot of the Colnago range together with the C59 Italia. The M10S shares the same geometry with the C59 Italia, substituting the lugged joints and tubes for a one-piece monocoque. The result is the most powerful and lightest Colnago frame.
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Colnago C59 Disc (C for “Colnago”, and 59 for 59th anniversary of the Colnago frames) is the first road bike with disc brakes. Personally, I don’t think it is necessary a road bike have disc brakes. But Colnago claims disc brakes are the way of the future, a generational improvement bound to evolve the road racing bicycle.
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Colnago’s 2013 showcase pieces are quite impressive. The admiral ship of the Colnago road bike series is Colnago C59 Italia. In 2012 Tour de France, the frame won the King of The Mountains’ Polka dot jersey with Thomas Voeckler of Team Europcar.
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