Re: [CR]Rim question and Masi e-bay outing

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Rim question and Masi e-bay outing
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 17:31:09 -0700
To: CR RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Sounds about right Eddy. I first saw them in '76/'77 but I wasn't really very connected back then. Of course, back then it took a little while for the stuff to find its way to America from Italy. That's why I'm hedging with the '75 or before intro date.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, CA USA

On Jun 15, 2007, at 4:53 PM, Edward Albert wrote:
> Maybe, but I think they were a bit later. We raced them in Canada in
> around 76-78 and on into around 1980. But I am estimating.
> Definitely
> not exact here.
> Eddie Albert
> Chappaqua, NY, USA
>
>
>>>> Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net> 06/15/07 7:37 PM >>>
>
> On Jun 15, 2007, at 2:31 PM, Jerry Corcoran wrote:
>
>> Anyone know the production time frame for Nisi Sludi Mod 320
>> anodized sew-up
>> rims? The ones with the cool metal and enameled badges and the
>> counter sunk
>> weight reduction machining on the face(?) of the rims.
>
>
> Best guess is around 1973-75 (only a guess) for Nisi Sludi with glued
> on dimensional metal badge and divots in rim bed. They were
> considered the best in their day and retail was over $100 each when a
> Masi sold for around $825.
>
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, CA USA
> http://www.velo-retro.com (reprints, t-shirts & timelines)