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|Ernesto Colnago is born.
|Ernesto Gets first welding apprenticeship.
|Ernesto wins first bike race the “Mamma Isolina Caldirola”.
|Ernesto Crashes at the finish line of the Milano-Busseto and breaks leg.
|Ernesto opens first shop.
|Ernesto moves to a larger shop having outgrown the first and puts his name on a bicycle for the first time.
|Ernesto works as a mechanic for the first time at the Giro d’Italia.
|Ernesto and Vincenzia are married.
|Paolo, Ernesto’s younger brother starts helping in the workshop.
|Anna is born to an ectatic Ernesto and Vincenzia. Ernesto makes frames for Gianni Motta and Tom Simpson.
|Gianni Motta wins a stage of the Giro d’Italia.
|The Ace of Clubs becomes Colnago’s logo after Michele Dancelli wins Milan San Remo.
|Colnago makes the most unique steel bike ever built— then Eddy Merckx sets the Hour record on it.
|Colnago starts crimping tubes and realizes that it is a very effective way of getting performance benefits.
|Colnago collaborates with Ferrari and the first ever carbon fiber bicycle is created.
|The straight leg fork is first produced giving better than ever handling and comfort.
|The C35 is released with a dramatic monocoque frame.
|The Carbitubo double down tube carbon bike is released. 1994 The legendary C40 is released and wins its first race— the Paris Roubaix.
|The CF1 Ferrari celebration bike is released.
|After 10 years of success, the C40 is released as C50 to celebrate 50 years of business.
|The light weight climbing bike, the Extreme C is released after much success in grand tours.
|The aggressive EXtreme Power and CLX are released.
|February 9, 2007
|Ernesto Colnago turns 75 and is just beginning to design and develop the bicycles he has dreamed of.
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