La Storia di Ernesto Colnago – Quanndo La Bici e’ Arte ( When the bike is art)

21 Dec

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La Storia di Ernesto Colnago – Quanndo la bici e’ arte (When the bike is art) is a real gem to find for any lover of Colnago. This book occasionally pops up on ebay UK, but is more often found on ebay Italy.

This book was written by journalist Rino Negri , published by Landoni in 1985. It is one of the rare books, “if not the only” officially that tells the story of the brilliant builder Ernesto Colnago , which helped to improve and spread the most popular means of transport created by man, “the bicycle“. It consists of 216 pages, to which add historical photos linking the famous manufacturer to some of the most celebrated cycling champions who have contributed, along with colnago , to write the history of world cycling. There are also tables with geometry of the original techniques used and numerous photographs of various historical models. Real works of art produced by Colnago racing
This book is now a collectors items, but you may be fortunate to find it! For the lovers of the big ‘C’……….good hunting!
  

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