Re: [CR]ebay outing: 54cm Masi Gran Corsa


Example: Framebuilding:Paint
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 13:42:33 -0600
From: "Chris Zappala" <chris@indra.com>
To: Jim Allen <jimallen@nctimes.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]ebay outing: 54cm Masi Gran Corsa
References: <20040719175238.GA62177@indra.com> <40FC2000.7CEEBBA@nctimes.net>
In-Reply-To: <40FC2000.7CEEBBA@nctimes.net>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

I wasn't particulary interested in buying this one. Not old enough. :)

I was wondering about the model though. Thanks to Lou Deeter for the cut and paste from the Used Bike Buyer's Guide.

-chris Chris Zappala San Francisco, CA

On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 12:24:48PM -0700, Jim Allen wrote:
> Don't buy it, the back tire is flat :).
>
> Imported from Italy, built by Billato, painted by Masi in San Marcos.
>
> Mid 80's to mid 90's vintage, probably Reynolds 653.
>
> If you can get the serial number from the seller, I may be able to tell you when it
> was painted.
>
> Chris Zappala wrote:
>
> > What vintage is this bike, does anyone have any idea? I've not really been
> > able to find any information on the Gran Corsa. (Seems to be plenty of
> > info available on recent models, but nothing on the vintage stuff if that
> > is indeed what this is.
> >
> > http://ebay.com/<blah>
> >
> > Cheers,
> > -chris
> > Chris Zappala
> > San Francisco, CA
> > <chris@indra.com>
> >
> > If toves are slithy, they do not gimble.