Our bike of the week at Merlin Cycles is that this lovely Colnago C68-R. The bike stands as the top of the evolution of Colnago historical past, it’s the place 68 years of body design meet the longer term. C68 is solely the brand new milestone.
On the coronary heart of the Colnago C68-R is its meticulously crafted carbon body. The “C68” within the identify refers back to the superior carbon expertise used within the body development.
Colnago has taken carbon fibre engineering to new heights with the C68-R, making a body that isn’t solely extremely light-weight but in addition boasts unparalleled stiffness and responsiveness. This leads to a motorcycle that delivers distinctive energy switch and exact dealing with.
- New body design is lighter and stiffer than the earlier C64
- New fork enhanced stiffness and diminished weight
- T47 backside bracket for rigidity and ease of upkeep
- Improved stiffness permits for enhanced dealing with precision
- Built-in Colnago multi-tool, situated within the steerer tube
- Producer claimed body weight of 930 (+/- 10) grams (measurement 51cm, unpainted, no steel components)
- Bike Weight: 7.30kg
- Dura Ace Di2 Groupset
- ENVE SES 3.4 – 700c Wheels
- The C68 incorporates a redesigned body with a brand new break up headtube. This implies it’s now stronger, lighter and extra customizable than ever.
- Components are diminished from 8 (C64) down to six, saving weight due to much less bonding space and machining/gluing.
- The C68’s fork has been absolutely redesigned shaving off 40g, with an exterior rib-shape to offer the rider extra consolation but in addition to extend the ride-quality.
- The C68 now boosts a revised backside bracket, with the change from Colnago‘s earlier TF82.5 to a extra “customary” and simple to search out T47. The system works the identical means, with an outsized BB shell and inside bearings housed in alloy threaded cups.
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