Pipe dream of the day

Though we (mostly) post realistic finds on this website, we will periodically feature ‘pipe dreams’ (a non-derogatory term we will apply henceforth to all expensive* bikes, whether the bike is actually worth the asking price or not) just for fun.

*where “expensive” might be a dollar/Euro/pound figure most reasonable people might associate more with, say, an automobile than a bicycle.

Here’s one.


For sale:
Ultra rare stunning Colnago Oval CX
Professional road racing bike
Cromovelato Blue
Columbus Oval CX tubing
Frame number: 388
Seat tube: 55cm c-c
Top tube: 56cm c-c
Special 20.0mm pantographed seat post
Campagnolo 50th Anniversary Record, #4188
Crank arm set: Campagnolo 50th Anniversary Record, 170mm, 53/42, #4188
Shifters: Campagnolo 50th Anniversary Record
Front derraileur: Campagnolo 50th Anniversary Record
Rear derraileur: Campagnolo 50th Anniversary Record
Note: Aero mounted shifters with internal routing in down tube
Hubs: Campagnolo 50th Anniversary Record
Brakes: Campagnolo 50th Anniversary Record
Brake levers: Campagnolo 50th Anniversary Record
Note: Aero mounted brake cable routing through handle bar & top tube. Goofy rear brake because of side change (left front in & right rear out) top tube routing in order to avoid friction due to cable bending. Top front entry was/is not stable on slim oval steel tubes.
Pedal left: Campagnolo 50th Anniversary Record
Pedal right: Campagnolo Super Record
Note: Ernesto equipped this bike with the Campa 50th Anniversary group but was not allowed from Campagnolo to use a complete Anniversary group. So he had to change a detail. He selected to change the right Anniversary pedal to a Super Record pedal to avoid this requirement.
Handle bar: Cinelli Giro d’ Italia, 40mm
Stem: 3ttt, 90mm
Saddle: Vintage Selle San Marco, Concor Supercorsa, blue, black & yellow label
Rims: Blue Mavic SSC Special Service des Courses
Freewheel: Dura Ace MF-7400, 7 speed, 14-25
Chain: Dura Ace, UG narrow
Tires: Continental hand made tubular Sprinter
Shoe straps: Colnago, Brevettato blue
All original very good patina condition
9,7 kg
Free international worldwide shipping
If angles would ride bikes, this would be one of them
Forget the rest



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