Longtermers: Andy Jones's Colina Four titanium winter bike

Longtermer: adj, one serving a long term. Our new series looks at staff bikes that have evolved with them over time. Kicking things off is CW photographer Andy Jones’s winter ride, a Colina Four

The Colina Four – called the Montura Four when it first arrived with me, such is its age that the brand name has since seen a metamorphosis – is a titanium beauty that has been in my bike family since 2012. 

The new name takes its inspiration from the Spanish word for hill, which makes a lot of sense when considered alongside its location, nestled in the Hope Valley in the Derbyshire Peak District. I’ve since had the decals changed accordingly, which wasn’t quite ‘new bike day’ but was close enough for a limited outlay. 

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