Re: [CR]Fuso/Dave Moulton on/off topic ?


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Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 11:37:53 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Fuso/Dave Moulton on/off topic ?
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Angel M Garcia wrote:
>
> Dave Moulton is on the Keeper of the Flame CR webpage.
>
> I recently corresponded with Dave and in brief this is the basic story: He
> worked at Masi end of 1980 until 1982. In the summer of 1982, while still at
> the Masi facility, he started building frames using Dave Moulton on the
> frames. In July, 1983, he opened his own frame shop in San Marcos (CA). All
> the Dave Moulton (labeled as such) framers were custom builds. In 1984 he
> started to build using the Fuso brand; this was "an attempt to bring down
> the cost without sacrificing quality, was built five of one size at a
> time.....The Fuso frames were numbered in sequence starting at Number 1.....
> When I left the business in 1993 Fuso numbers were up in the 3000s."
>
> You might be able to guestimate when your bike was built. If you look in the
> archives you will find more complete information I emailed the CR list based
> on Dave's comments.
>
> Angel Garcia
> Long Valley, NJ

"In the summer of 1982, while still at the Masi facility, he started building frames using Dave Moulton on the frames."

Don't forget that Dave Moulton built under his own name in England before he moved to the Colonies.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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