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First Photos: Colnago Ottanta 5 Limited Release Launches Today

“If you have to ask the price, you can’t afford it.” Yes, that’s the quote from famous U.S. financier J.P Morgan and it’s also what Colnago are saying about their latest limited release C60, the Ottanta5 Limited Edition.

After many months of rumour & anticipation the Colnago Ottanta5 Limited Edition bike will have its worldwide launch today, February 9. A celebration of company founder Ernesto Colnago’s 85th birthday, an extremely limited release of just 85 bikes will be available globally.

 

Based on the benchmark C60, the Ottanta5’s will be fully hand crafted in Italy. They’ll be delivered in nothing but full Colnago / Campagnolo build. As for the price – the bikes will be available in Australia for $18,999. We will have more details as they become available.

C60 Ottanta5 Specifications

Groupset: Campagnolo Super Record EPS V3
Wheelset: Campagnolo Bora Ultra 50
Frame/Fork: C60
Seatpost: Colnago 31.6
Sadde: Selle Italia Carbon Rail Saddle
Bar & Stem: Colnago Ottanta
Tyres: Vittoria Corsa Clincher or Tubular
Bar Tape: Colnago Cork

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While many would consider a dropper post an extreme modification on a gravel bike, it provides better control and safety, especially if you plan on tackling rougher and more challenging terrain.

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While many would consider a dropper post an extreme modification on a gravel bike, it provides better control and safety, especially if you plan on tackling rougher and more challenging terrain.

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