We have a winner! Eurobike the day before they open the doors Colnago caption competition…

What are Colnago trying to tell us? Give it your best shot and the funniest answer wins a prize

by Tony Farrelly   August 30, 2011  

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Colnago have the knack of peeking people's interest and we got a big entry for our caption compo and lots of good ones too but after much deliberation the winner is… seamdreamteam for "Colnago design limited edition iPod covers" alththough handlebarcam's more caustic contribution ran him close. Seamdreamteam drop us a line to info@road.cc and we'll pop you a prize in the post when we get back from Germany.

You see a lot of things at Eurobike, the dozen or so exhibition halls are heaving with bike stuff to be shown off to the world of bicycle fanciers. Or, if you are like Colnago, you will make people wait to see what they have got to show you by popping a cover over everything. Either that or they have a problem with pigeons in their corner of the hall?

Write something funny about what you think is their reason and we will send you some goodies from the show (probably not a Colnago though)

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With their new snowboard attachment Colnago hope to make descending safe on even the iciest mountain roads.

Take care,

Steve.

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posted by Steve_S_T [32 posts]
30th August 2011 - 21:24

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Obviously an electric-powered midget bike for rest-day shenanigans. Either that or Ricco's trying to sign himself up under his 2 year old son's name and is using props to try and make it more convincing....

...  Soyez Realiste-Demandez L'impossible ...

posted by Gregoire500 [138 posts]
30th August 2011 - 21:27

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Concern mounts when the press kit includes a doppio sacchetto

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TedC

posted by TedC [34 posts]
30th August 2011 - 21:27

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Clearly a there is a real threat from groups of bored pigeons, who have no stake in society, probably using Facebook to co-ordinate their attacks. I blame the parents.

posted by stevelo [5 posts]
30th August 2011 - 21:46

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surely they have hit on the additional profit of "add on sales" and they are just exhibiting a new range of bike covers?

tut

excitable bike journos...

posted by scrapper [60 posts]
30th August 2011 - 22:03

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for some people, having Colnago stamped on your bags is highly appealing.

posted by steviebike [30 posts]
30th August 2011 - 22:04

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ah hidden away is the new colnago "austerity" we can only dream.

posted by prinzi [73 posts]
30th August 2011 - 22:06

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Could we beeeee anymore colnago !!!!!

posted by Stevesmyth100 [10 posts]
30th August 2011 - 22:29

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They forgot to pack the bikes?

posted by dtd [54 posts]
30th August 2011 - 22:34

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'bikes what bikes? no they're erm new novelty ironing board covers!' a Colnago rep was heard explaining.

posted by cavmem1 [42 posts]
30th August 2011 - 23:20

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The joint venture with the Milan fashion house, still had some issue's regarding the models for the catwalk show.

posted by Canis Cibo [57 posts]
31st August 2011 - 0:14

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Introducing . . . Colnago propane grills!

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posted by pedalpowerDC [216 posts]
31st August 2011 - 1:25

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Due to the recession. Colnago couldn't afford super sexy models to drape over their new range of sleek machines. All they could afford was a bunch of old bags.

posted by fungus the muff... [32 posts]
31st August 2011 - 2:37

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The new Colnago fancing panels, to deter rioters in central London...Not cheap, but who can put a price on safety.

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posted by shedheadarabia [40 posts]
31st August 2011 - 7:25

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OK, so who put the fancy new Italian Ironing Board covers on incorrectly???

Me, Myself and I

posted by phax71 [300 posts]
31st August 2011 - 7:50

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Colnago reveal next years Fantasy Cycling prizes....bike covers.

Every day and in every way I'm getting slower and slower

posted by Edglass [68 posts]
31st August 2011 - 8:32

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Unveiling Colnago's new procycling team...The Seven Dwarves!

posted by manxfelipe [57 posts]
31st August 2011 - 8:55

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"The pit is completely enclosed and it's full of leathery objects, like eggs or something! There's a layer of mist just covering the eggs that reacts when broken"

"Wait a minute, there's movement. It seems to have life, organic life."

posted by renko [43 posts]
31st August 2011 - 9:12

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Colnago - pushing the envelope.

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posted by neildmoss [188 posts]
31st August 2011 - 9:25

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Thomas couldn't help thinking that the Colnago designers had somewhat missed 'le point' when he was suggesting he needed something more stealth like to beat Cadel and those pesky Schlecks next July.......

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posted by emmettp [18 posts]
31st August 2011 - 10:10

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The trend for hiding cabling is taken to the limit. Colnago are now even hiding the bikes.

posted by James Poole [56 posts]
31st August 2011 - 10:53

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Colnago should've gone to Specsavers

posted by fungus the muff... [32 posts]
31st August 2011 - 11:29

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With a rather fetching black ensemble, the winner of this years Eurobike’s best dressed bike award goes to........COLNAGO

cycle more, work less!

posted by trek7000 [45 posts]
31st August 2011 - 12:53

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shhhhh! they're sleeping!

posted by mad_scot_rider [544 posts]
31st August 2011 - 13:02

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Europcar decided to keep Thomas Voeckler's 2012 Tour De France win in the bag. So did Colnago.

posted by Vidal [32 posts]
1st September 2011 - 4:47

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Cool Colnago unveil worlds largest 'Space Invader' styled track pump with huge footbase for extra stability - this also doubles as an overnight 'trouser press' for that pin sharp crease down your favourite bib knickers! Wink

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posted by stokeybloke [32 posts]
1st September 2011 - 7:42

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Hmm, looks like they've already got the bikes sorted - this year they must be showing off their bike stands. Those covers are clearly to simulate massive crosswinds (just add a desk fan), and look, none of their bikes have fallen over Smile

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posted by PJ McNally [586 posts]
1st September 2011 - 8:12

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I knew my "caustic contribution" was too long (and probably too caustic) to win. How about this pithier version:

Colnago: Making conspicuous consumption just a little less conspicuous.

posted by handlebarcam [527 posts]
1st September 2011 - 8:45

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You get a prize for that one handlebarcam that's the best one yet info@road.cc and we'll find you something electric as a prize, well we'll try.

But no more everybody this competition is now closed… there will be another one along soon.

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posted by Tony Farrelly [4134 posts]
1st September 2011 - 9:05

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psst. Are we there yet?

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posted by mikebain [4 posts]
1st September 2011 - 19:18

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