[CR]Re: Masi Ramblings

(Example: Component Manufacturers:Ideale)

From: <BobHoveyGa@aol.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 16:52:40 EDT
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, chuckschmidt@earthlink.net
Subject: [CR]Re: Masi Ramblings

Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> >To me, the last desirable/collectable Masi would be the early 80s
> >Volumetrica 3V (but really only the Italian produced version). Sounds
> >harsh I know... bear in mind that this is just my opinion. I'd love to
> >hear other's take on the above ramblings.
> >Chuck;
> I've got an '88 Masi GC that Joe Starck built. It is one of the prettiest,
> cleanest frames I've ever seen, inside and out. Fork blades have beautiful
> sweeping curves with no awkward breaks, dropout filing is crisp and neat, the
> fluted chainstay caps are perfectly symmetrical and the brazing under them is
> beautifully radiused... I know it's not a "golden age" frame, but it's one of
> those that you can have sitting in a room with you and find yourself starting at
> time and again for no good reason.
> Bob
>Hi Bob,
>Sounds like a very nice bike. This should be posted to the group to
>generate discussion...


Your wish is my command. Naturally, I shall also post your last sentence to make it plain who the instigator is... it's an Off-Topic year, an' if Dale's agonna come chasin' after somebody with a length of Everest slotted chain, I sure don't want it to be me...

Bob Hovey
Columbus, GA