Eddy Merckx's Colnago Super - Moltenti Team Edition Race Bike | GCN Tech Retro Pro Bike

Published on November 23rd 2019


Whilst at the Centrum Ronde van Vlaanderen, Ollie checked out Eddy Merckx's incredible Colnago Super race bike from 1972. This is the bike that he actually raced and won some of cycling's largest races on. The road bike is resplendent in it's Molteni team edition custom paint scheme which also celebrates Merckx's World Championship win. What do you think, is it hot or not? 🔥 Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/GCNiOS https://gcn.eu/GCNAndroid Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcntech.co/lS GCN Tech Uploader: http://gcntech.co/upload #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Frame and forks: Steel Colnago Super Tyres: Veloflex Criterium Tubulars Handlebars: Cinelli Pantograph Stem: Cinelli Pantograph Seatpost: Colnago Steel Shifters: Downtube Campagnolo Nuovo Record Brakes: Campagnolo Nuovo Record Front Mech: Campagnolo Nuovo Record Rear Mech: Campagnolo Nuovo Record Chainset: Campagnolo Nuovo Record Pedals: Colnago pedals with toestraps Chainring size: 53 -42 Cassette: 13-16T Bike weight: 10kg Saddle height: 77.5cm Bar width: 38cm Stem length: 120mm Crank length: 172.5mm Tyre width: 19mm Finishing touches: Custom etched bars, personalised paint scheme. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gcntech.co/lR Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Alex Stieda's Custom 7-Eleven Team Bike | Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ Brought to you by the world’s biggest #cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Tech goes deeper into the bikes, kit and technology stories that matter. GCN Tech is utterly obsessed with seeking out and showcasing the best in bikes, tech, products and upgrades. Everywhere. Every week. From news and rumours, first ride exclusives, how-tos, the weekly GCN Tech Show, pro bikes, set-up tips and more, we geek out over the tiny details that can make the big differences to you. With years of racing and industry expertise, we also bring you instructive maintenance videos to hone your mechanical skills, as well as behind the scenes factory tours and in-depth analysis of kit chosen by the pro peloton to keep your finger on the pulse of cycling’s latest technological innovations. Engage with us every week on the channel and across social media – we’re here to answer every question you’ve got on cycling tech. GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse Facebook - http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram - http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter - http://gcntech.co/gcntechtwee