Columbus has re-introduced Max and Minimax tubesets using modern metallurgy.
By the way, I also have a small blog, named "Columbus MAX Bikes", where I have been collecting photos of Max, MXL (Max for Eddy Merckx), and Minimax bikes . Why? Because they are great steel bikes and the ovalized tubes make it interesting.
The new MAX tubeset information:
The new MINIMAX tubeset information:
This is a new Zullo built with old Max tubes:
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