Jim Allen writes:
>Bob Hovey indicates below that I said that a 1998 Masi Gran Criterium
>was built in San Marcos. This is clearly not correct. I *think* that the
>last one's were built in San Marcos were around 1989 or so. Perhaps Joe
>Starck can chime in here on when he built his last GC.
Dang, did I say that? Sorry Jim, my fingers musta got tangled when I was typin' ... I meant 1988 of course (which is evident from the rest of my post where I mentioned the 96 and 97 Torelli catalogs...). So it's the the period from 89-96 I'm trying to fill in.
>Speaking of Masi history (and because the world can always use another Masi
>thread) does anyone out there know what year the LAST Gran Criterium was
>produced at San Marcos? I have a 1998 that was built there (according to Jim
>Allen). I also have 96 and 97 Torelli catalogs which by then describe the GC as a
>US-painted Italian import.
>I hope you don't consider this too far off-topic... I'd just really like to
>know the R.I.P. date for what some folks consider one of the nicest US