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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 4:30 pm 
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Anyone know when Colnago first released the X-Lite version of the Master. I have this one below, and am not sure of age. It's got 126MM rear spacing, so it has to be earlier than my '94 Tecnos which is 130MM.

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I'd actually say it was '96-'99. In '93 they released the master olympic which was stopped due to copyright, then they released the master light then I thought came the x-light. I had about ten colnago catalogues from the '90's which makes me pretty sure on this....
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I've just found a picture of a 40th anniversry catalogue I had, this was from '94 and the masterlight was current that year so the master x-light still hadn't been produced..... I'll see if I can find a picture of your model.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 4:35 pm 
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Seems strange that your frame has 126mm rear spacing. I don't recall any Master X-light having 126mm rear spacing.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:21 am 
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My '96 Tecnos measured 127mm with a micrometer! It had been sitting unbuilt for years, maybe before that it had a 6 speed 126mm hub on the rear and that closed it up a bit.....
I bet the rear end on this would very easily spring out to 130mm with a gentle tug?
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 11:45 pm 
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It opens up no problem, and I run it on 9spd without an issue (Though a "13" is a bit close to the dropout). But it does have to be opened up by hand to get the wheel in.


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