Colnago CLX2.0: First Ride review

Colnago CLX2.0
Cycling Weekly Verdict

Taiwanese made, the CLX 2.0 might not feel like it's giving you that special Italian, handbuilt treatment, such is the heritage of the brand, but then if it was it might not be in your budget. The CLX 2.0 puts Colnago in the mix with the mass market brands, at a very popular price point.

Reasons to buy
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    Rides and handles superbly

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    Stable on the descents and turns

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    Well priced

Reasons to avoid
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    Little bit heavier than the competition

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Colnago needs little introduction, and when it brings out something new we're always keen to test it.

The CLX 2.0 is its latest addition, sitting third wheel behind the EPS and CX-1.0. Its entirely new monocoque front end hankers after the usual performance gains - more stiffness, less weight - while Colnago's tried and tested ‘leaf-shaped' chainstays are paired with new curved seatstays to balance drive and comfort.

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