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Colnago C40 Team Mapei

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Team Mapei, arguably the most successful team in the history of cycling. Their weapon of choice for many years was the Colnago C40. This year 2000 example pays homage to the original team bike ridden by Andrea Tafi. Not identical but many similarities shared with the bicycle he rode. Shimano Dura Ace 7700 Groupset was the team choice as with many other teams in the Peloton.

When Sir Bradley Wiggins was asked what was the best bicycle in the world he replied "The Colnago C40". It will concrete itself in cycling history and already has reached ststus of a modern classic.

This C40 is in fantastic condition with only a little cable rub to mark it's usage.

 

Colnago C40 Team Mapei Andrea Tafi

Colnago C40 Frameset, pre the later B-Stay model  in Team Mapei livery. This frameset dominated the tarmac in the world Pelotons from the late 90s through to the mid 2000s. Andrea Tafi of Team Mapei rode the same frame in 2000. The forks on this bike are Time Carbon, factory painted in matching livery to the frame.

 

The wheelset is built with Shimano Dura Ace 7700 hubs with Mavic Open CD Rims with a ceramic braking surface, excellent condition with little wear to the braking surface and unbeatable stopping power in all conditions.  These differ from the usual Mavic Open rims with just an anodised coating to the rim and braking surface.Tyres are Vittoria Open Corsa Clinchers.

 

Shimano Dura Ace 7700 Groupset as fitted to the the original Team Mapei Bike. Faultless shifting, a drivetrain chosen by many teams in the Peloton.

 

Period Mavic PP386 Arc Pedals in fluoro yellow compliment the build nicely.

 

Seatpost as with the original team bikes is a Dura Ace 7410 27.2mm with a shim fitted.