Guiseppe Saronni rode on Colnagos in the early 1980s. Most historic photos I have seen show him on very small frames with 700C wheels, but I have seen some that appear to show smaller wheels and a longer head tube.
Does anybody know whether Saronni used a Colnago with smaller 26" or similar wheels? If yes, in which races? I imagine wheel changes could be problematic, but perhaps this mattered less in time trials where he had his own car follow...
Any help is appreciated.
Jan Heine Editor Bicycle Quarterly 140 Lakeside Ave #C Seattle WA 98122 http://www.bikequarterly.com