Re: [CR]Masi/Performance urban legend?

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Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2005 18:38:43 -0600
Subject: Re: [CR]Masi/Performance urban legend?
From: "Steven L. Sheffield" <>
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
In-Reply-To: <>

On 09/17/2005 03:18 PM, "marc garcia" <> wrote:
> A gentleman came by to look at an OT bike I had listed
> locally, he was riding an interesting looking frame,
> although free of decals. He said he bought it from
> performance bike shop (the chain) back in the 80's.
> According to him, they bought out a bunch of masi's
> overstock and sold them under there own brand name.
> This seems far fetched to me but I was just curious
> enough to see if this urban legend has made it beyond
> this gentleman's mind and my garage.

I have vague recollections of Nashbar selling Italian Masi frames in the early 1990s.

Steven L. Sheffield
stevens at veloworks dot com
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