Thursday, February 02, 2006

Light Cyclocross Bike #5: Lou's Colnago C50

Light Bike #5 is Lou Kuhn’s Colnago C50 carbon bike. Colnago carbon outfitted with full Dura Ace is a pretty sweet combo. Check out the pics to get a closer look.

Edit: 2/14/06: Lou's lightened his rig to under 16 lbs with a new wheelset.

Frame: Colnago C50 cross 58cm
Fork: Colnago cross
Headset: Chris King 1 1/8
Stem: FSA 0S115 120mm
Bar: Easton EC90 Carbon 44cm
Shifter Right: Dura Ace 7800
Brake lever left: Cane Creek
Wheels: Zipp 202 rims 32 hole, DT 240 hubs, Revolution spokes, tied and soldered.
Tires: Tufo Elites
Crank: Dura Ace 7800 175mm with DA 42 tooth ring and FSA Carbon Ring guard
BB: Dura Ace 7800
Rear Derailleur: Dura Ace 7800
Chain: Dura Ace 7800
Cassette: Dura Ace 12-27
Brakes: Paul's Neo Retro Cantis with Avid Tri Dangles
Seatpost: USE Alien Carbon
Saddle: Fizik Arione

Total weight: 15.98 lbs

If you have a sub 18lb (8.16 kg) cyclocross bike, email it to me at

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

nice frame
whats the weight?
elmar schrauth