[CR]Masi Pista BB shaved cutout

(Example: Framebuilding:Tubing:Falck)

Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2006 20:21:04 -0800 (PST)
From: "Derek Willburn" <morganx9@yahoo.com>
Subject: [CR]Masi Pista BB shaved cutout
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <b27bc5c00602031407y1a773d3bx9bba700a227da57b@mail.gmail.com>

Was the bottom bracket shell ground away to allow for removing crankring bolts like on a Stronglight 49
Derek Willburn
Long Beach, CA

--- Tam Pham wrote:

> because my '50s Masi
> Pista (which is very much identical to your '54
> Pista) has an unusual
> "shaped/shaved" cutout that I am confused as to what
> it might be for. A
> closeup of the area can be viewed here:
> http://www.fooriders.com/images/bikes/masi/track_50s/bb_shaved.jpg
> It looks very intentional... except the intent is
> unclear.

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