Re: [CR]Masi USA built quality verus italian built Masi's ?


Example: Framebuilders:Mario Confente

From: DTSHIFTER@aol.com
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2007 18:40:44 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Masi USA built quality verus italian built Masi's ?
To: cnighbor@pacbell.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


Gentle Readers,

I have owned one Masi GC, bought from the original owner. It was rather disappointing in its "GC" - that is, the frame was out of alignment, rather significantly (I checked it), and subsequently had it aligned at a local frame builder's.

I've owned three Masis, and have never seen anything to get all that excited over. IMO, many of the English hand built frames are of superior quality.

Also, let's not forget, most (all?) of the top name builders of today, who we associate with Masi, California, were learning their craft in So Cal in the mid 70s.

Just my opinion......

Regards,

Chuck Brooks Malta, NY (USA)

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