Re: [CR]Master Framebuilders who's name was never on the bike

Example: Production Builders:Cinelli

Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2003 09:22:42 -0700 (PDT)
From: David Feldman <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Master Framebuilders who's name was never on the bike
In-Reply-To: <>

English builder Bill Philbrook, who built for Young's and several others. He also taught US builder Jeff
Lyon the ropes.
David Feldman
Vancouver, WA

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> Hi LIst


\r?\n> Got to thinking this morning: how about a list of

\r?\n> master framebuilders whose

\r?\n> work was graced by another downtube decal?


\r?\n> My buddy Morgan was a friend of Mario Confente, and

\r?\n> Mario told him there was

\r?\n> a museum (bike museum? bike display in museum?, we

\r?\n> don't know, Mr. Maasland?)

\r?\n> in Italy with four different marques that were built

\r?\n> by him. My mind is

\r?\n> failing me on the four now, IIRC two were Masi (of

\r?\n> corsa) and Poghliaghi. I will

\r?\n> check with Morgan next week to find out for sure.

\r?\n> Morgan went to Italy to

\r?\n> find said museum two summers ago, could not find it,

\r?\n> realized he went to wrong

\r?\n> end of town, and will look for it next time he goes.

\r?\n> BTW, Morgan has a

\r?\n> georgeous Masi built exclusively for him by Mario

\r?\n> for his birthday. Hmmmm.


\r?\n> In the US, because my mind has "borders" this

\r?\n> morning, we can list Joe

\r?\n> Stark (Masi) Mark Bulgier (Davidson, maybe slightly

\r?\n> off time but keeper of the

\r?\n> flame anyway).


\r?\n> Mark Rosenberg

\r?\n> Carlsbad, CA