Re: [CR] Am I the only that's a little sad knowing J. Moos has a Masi

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Date: Mon, 4 May 2009 13:43:45 -0400
From: "Edward Albert" <>
To: Thomas Adams <>
Cc:, Tom Sanders <>,
Subject: Re: [CR] Am I the only that's a little sad knowing J. Moos has a Masi

Yes DeMayer did win. But Freddy played a huge role in the race chasing down the breaks. DeVlaaminck kept attacking and attacking. Then Merckx. But just as Freddy got close he crashed on a turn and packed it in. On a sadder not DeMayer died young of a heart attack, I believe. One wonder what those guys were doing to if we didn't know. Edward Albert Chappaqua, New York, U.S.A.

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 1:28 PM, Thomas Adams <>wrote:
> Yeah, but Marc DeMayer, up on a Flandria, figured a bit in the film. He
> won the race. :-)
> Tom Adams
> Manhattan, KS
> --- On Mon, 5/4/09, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <>
> wrote:
> From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <>
> Subject: Re: [CR] Am I the only that's a little sad knowing J. Moos has a
> Masi
> To:, "Tom Sanders" <>
> Date: Monday, May 4, 2009, 9:49 AM
> Yes, it is a slippery slope. I see my next transgression coming already.
> Hanging on the wall in the garage is a champagne-colored Benotto frameset,
> very similar the the one ridden by Frnacesco Moser in "A Sunday in Hell". I
> even have a Sanson jersey to match, so I suppose I am goig to have to build
> this one up all Campy, like those ridden by Moser & Co. And if Peter builds
> his Gios like DeVlaeminck's maybe we can reinact the 1976 P-R on the
> slightly less cobbled DC bike paths at some future Cirque.
> Come to think out it, I already have a team replica Flandria, like those
> ridden by Maertens and Pollentier, with original Dura Ace. But I don't
> think Freddy featured that prominantly in the film, and I don't remember if
> Flandria, who began using Shimano in 1973, reportedly much to the annoyance
> of Tullio Campagnolo, was still using D-A in 1976. But in any case owning a
> Flandria is only a minor sin for a Francophile, one a couple of Hail Marys
> should atone for. Benotto or Masi, on the other hand, may well damn one
> completely.
> Regards,
> Jerry Moos
> Big Spring, Texas, USA
> --- On Mon, 5/4/09, Tom Sanders <> wrote:
> > From: Tom Sanders <>
> > Subject: [CR] Am I the only that's a little sad knowing J. Moos has a
> Masi
> > To:
> > Date: Monday, May 4, 2009, 5:48 AM
> > Not at all.knowing that in one of his rare posts Jerry has
> > exhibited a tiny
> > bit of anti-Masi attitude I promptly wrote and poked fun
> > at him for owning
> > one. Jerry patiently wrote back and explained his
> > reasoning for doing
> > so.pretty much the same post he sent to the list..
> >
> > I'll bet he's secretly yearning for a twin plate GC
> > by now and may well be
> > in secret negotiations to purchase Bob Hovey's Masi web
> > site. Hope Bob gets
> > a lot of that big Texas money.
> >
> > Tom Sanders
> >
> > Lansing, MI USA