Re: [CR] Fraud Alert-Fake "Ferretti Team Bike On eBay"


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Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 11:16:32 -0500
From: "George Hollenberg" <ghollmd@gmail.com>
To: Fred Rednor <fred_rednor@yahoo.com>
Cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] Fraud Alert-Fake "Ferretti Team Bike On eBay"


The point is not the brakes-this was a Faliero innovation in about 1968 to prevent to many holes being drilled into the brake bridge-but who cares-- the brakes are attached to a FAKE-this is NOT a Masi-Ferretti. It's a fraud designed to fool us. I can't believe that no one is saying anything abut this. Who cares about the brakes! George George Hollenberg MD

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 9:45 AM, Fred Rednor <fred_rednor@yahoo.com> wrote:
> The central bolt is removed from the brake, shortened and brazed into the
> frame. Then the calipers are reassembled in the usual manner.
> Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia (USA)
>
> --- On Thu, 1/27/11, Anthony Taylor <ajft1942@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> > From: Anthony Taylor <ajft1942@yahoo.com>
> > Subject: Re: [CR] Fraud Alert-Fake "Ferretti Team Bike On eBay"
> > To: "George Hollenberg" <ghollmd@gmail.com>, "Classic Rendezvous" <
> classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011, 9:21 AM
> > It may just be ignorance on my part,
> > but how are the brakes attached?
> >
> > Tony Taylor
> > Manchester, NH