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The Master frame was created in 1983 as a result of Ernesto Colnago's desire to create an innovative, high-quality product that would represent Colnago even symbolically.
The four-pointed star shape of the tube section is reminiscent of the clover, the brand's symbol.
A talented track cyclist and skilled bike builder, Ortelli started riding bikes in 1927 when he was six years old and children's bikes did not even exist. His father adapted an adult one for him, and from that moment on, cycling became his world.
It's one of the most prestigious and innovative manufacturers of steel tubing used in bicycle frames, located in Settala, in the Province of Milan.
Founded in 1919 by Angelo Luigi Colombo, with the name A. L. Colombo (he changed it to Columbus in the '30s), the company immediately began producing high-quality tubing for companies that have made cycling history, from Bianchi to De Rosa, Pinarello and Colnago.
The Giro d'Italia is a multiple-stage bicycle race primarily held in Italy, while also starting in, or passing through, other countries. It is one of the most prestigious races, and together with the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España is included by the Union Cycliste International (UCI) in the professional circuit of the World Tour.