Re: [CR]Masi Being Imported by Performance??

(Example: Framebuilders:Cecil Behringer)

Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2001 22:22:39 -0800
From: "Jim Allen" <>
To: "Jon M. Schaer" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Masi Being Imported by Performance??
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Jon M. Schaer wrote:
> What about recent 3V's with "Alberto Masi" on the TT? I assume these were
> not for Masi USA? I believe this is what Performance has.

Alberto does not have the right to the MASI trademark nor the 3V trademark/copyrights.

I suspect that if Performance is selling Alberto's bikes as Masi's then there will be some unpleasant legal news for Performance.
> What's the obvious clue(s) noticable from a poor picture?

Color, fastback seatstay, Team 3V decals, limited frame sizes available.
> Also, any knowledge or guess as to whether these Masis of question would
> have the same geometries used for the US Masis, or a Mondonico geometry? Or
> was the Masi geometry even a constant.

I believe the idea was to duplicate the previously used geometry.
> Continuing thanks for all the info,
> Jon Schaer

No problem.


Jim Allen