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Colnago opens its first historic flagship store: Colnago Abu Dhabi

The 10,000 square-foot, two floor building opens its doors to the Italian brand thanks to unique furniture, works of art, highly technological installations and, obviously, the bikes of the current Colnago collection, as well as some historical models. Guests will also enjoy the world's first Colnago Caffè.

Abu Dhabi, 21 October 2022 - Approaching Colnago has always been a unique experience, which begins with a dip into beauty and continues with the discovery of an almost 70-year history of taste, style and details. The exclusivity and elegance of Colnago are now on display in Colnago Abu Dhabi. Based on​​ Hudayriyat Island, the building includes:

  • A display of Colnago bikes for sale, along with an exhibition of some of the historic models of the Cambiago house;
  • A café, the first Colnago Caffè in the world, where visitors can taste Italian dishes and watch the most important races on a dedicated large screen;
  • Advanced technological installations including a sliding screen that reconstructs the history of Colnago's historical models, a three-dimensional configurator on a 4.8 x 2.7-meter screen to design your own bike, and a cutting-edge bike fitting system;
  • A unique series of contemporary works of art, designed entirely by the Spanish interior architect Pablo Paniagua and his team.

 

 

The space, within the area of ​​Hudayriyat Island and its 40km of illuminated cycle paths, also aims to become the reference point for all cycling fans and communities that animate the city of Abu Dhabi.

"As an organisation that prides itself in creating superior experiences through expertly crafted bicycles, the launch of our new store in Abu Dhabi represents another significant milestone in our journey at Colnago as we continue to build the brand worldwide." - Nicola Rosin, CEO

In addition to the numerous VIPs, the CEO of Colnago, Nicola Rosin, and the company's partners participated in the opening event. Guests also included the entire roster and staff of UAE Team Emirates and UAE Team ADQ, amongst them Tadej Pogačar - two-time winner of the Tour de France and of the most recent Il Lombardia among other races - Juan Ayuso - the excellent third position in the last edition of the Vuelta a España - Matteo Trentin, Joao Almeida and Yousif Mirza, along with Sofia Bertizzolo, Laura Tomasi, Eugenia Bujak and Safiya Al Sayegh.

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Colnago CEO Nicola Rosin said: “Colnago is more than a bicycle brand and this store has been carefully planned and designed to showcase the best of Colnago’s products and our rich heritage that we are proud of while offering distinctive hospitality experiences. We hope having this physical space in a city that is growing rapidly will help meet the needs of cycling enthusiasts in Abu Dhabi, enabling them to experience first-hand the products that have made us the ace of cycling.”

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