Re: [CR]Maserati and Malaguti and?


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From: "jerrymoos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
To: "Derek Willburn" <morganx9@yahoo.com>, "VintageBikes" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <20040609172510.6439.qmail@web40914.mail.yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Maserati and Malaguti and?
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 13:03:13 -0500


I recall that the bike did indeed have the Maserati trident logo on the headtube, although I don't know if it was a headbadge or a decal.

Regards,

Jerry Moos


----- Original Message -----
From: "Derek Willburn"
To: "VintageBikes"
Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2004 12:25 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Maserati and Malaguti and?



> Hello,
> Has it been established that the Maserati car maker
> had any involvement with these bikes? If they had,
> wouldn't they have allowed the use of their Maserati
> badge for the head tube? The Maserati motorcycles had
> them -why not the bicycles?
>
> Derek Willburn
> Long Beach, CA
>
>
> --- Edward Kasper <doghouse44@earthlink.net> wrote:
> >
> > Jerry,
> > Thanks for the information. And you do recall
> > correctly: the Maserati
> > brothers sold the auto company around 1947. I
> > believe Citroen owned it in
> > the early 70's before selling to DeTomaso in 1976,
> > etc. But this all
> > strays into the OT (and contentious slippery-slope
> > argument of what were
> > the interesting and worthy Masers and in whose
> > opinion...)
> > I was really hoping somebody would know who made the
> > bikes, especially the
> > better models... Maserati is in Modena, across town
> > from that other little
> > Italian car company, Ferrari. Any guesses as to who
> > made the frames?
> >
> > Malaguti was a bicycle racer in the 1930s, made
> > bicycles, then later motor
> > scooters. Does anybody on the list own a Malaguti
> > bicycle?
> >
> > Thanks to everyone who replied,
> > Ed Kasper
> > Detroit MI
> >
> >
> > > [Original Message]
> > > From: jerrymoos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
> > > To: <doghouse44@earthlink.net>;
> > <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > > Date: 6/8/2004 4:40:08 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [CR]Maserati and Malaguti and?
> > >
> > > I remember these from the late 70's or very early
> > 80's. I'm pretty sure
> > it
> > > was just a licensing deal in which an established
> > Italian bike maker build
> > > the bikes with the famous Maserati name and logo.
> > I don't think the car
> > > company was actually involved in the design or
> > manufacturing. If I recall
> > > correctly, the Maserati brothers weren't even
> > running the car company by
> > > that time. I believe they sold out in the 60's
> > and later built small
> > > displacement sports cars under the name OSCA.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Jerry Moos
> > > Houston, TX
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Edward Kasper" <doghouse44@earthlink.net>
> > > To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 3:24 PM
> > > Subject: [CR]Maserati and Malaguti and?
> > >
> > >
> > > > Duane's posting of his Maserati f/f auction has
> > me curious about the
> > > histories of the 'other' Italian MAxxxxs, since
> > Masi has been covered a
> > bit
> > > already. Any info is greatly appreciated.
> > > >
> > > > Ed Kasper
> > > > Detroit MI
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Edward Kasper
> > > > doghouse44@earthlink.net
> > > > Why Wait? Move to EarthLink.