Colnago’s new C68 carbon road bike shakes things up quite a bit for the Italian bike builder. The top-tier C series model is still made entirely in Colnago’s Cambiago, Italy workshop, and it is still customizable with semi-lugged construction. But now the C68 will actually be available as either a road bike, an all-road bike, or a gravel bike. There will even be two material options, one with almost completely hidden tube-to-tube carbon joints, and another with 3D-printed titanium lugs that allow fully-custom geometry.
On top of all that, you can now buy a Colnago C68 consumer-direct from your phone or the web. Oh, and there are NFTs too. Colnago C68 Italian carbon (all) road bike
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Colnago’s new top-tier C68 is a premium handmade Italian carbon road bike, but it’s not a race bike. Colnago’s V-series handles racing, evolved away from the classic line in recent years, with the latest made-in-Taiwan monocoque V3RS that Tadej Pogačar rode to a couple of Tour de France wins becoming more aero & lighter than these more classically constructed bikes.
But if you want the most exclusive & luxurious Colnago, and money isn’t an object, it really needs to be a made in Cambiago, Italy C68, right?
The latest in the handmade Italian C-series again gets its name from the number of years since Colnago’s founding. Lugged carbon, or lugged carbon + titanium construction
The new full carbon C68 road bike uses a simplified & modular, semi-lugged construction with individual tubes each molded […]