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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:32 pm 
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Just writing up some words on a memorable day at the Masi workshop inside the walls of the Vigorelli Velodrome in Milan and thought I'd post a couple of pics here...


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:49 pm 
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beautiful dude

those chainstays.........................


oooooooof :)


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:15 am 
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Lovely slotted chainstays :)


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Nice photos, Augustus, thanks for posting them.

When did you take these? Is Masi still working there? Did you visit just to take the photos and see the workshop?

3 or 4 years ago I'm sure I read that an American company had bought the workshop and name (I'm aware of the existing Masi brand in the USA, it's not that) and that it's future was uncertain - I think I read this in a magazine, maybe Roleur or The Ride.

Anyway, good to see a proper craftsman and an old-fashioned, characterful workshop.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:25 pm 
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Really nice to see.


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The Bat wrote:
Nice photos, Augustus, thanks for posting them.

When did you take these? Is Masi still working there? Did you visit just to take the photos and see the workshop?

3 or 4 years ago I'm sure I read that an American company had bought the workshop and name (I'm aware of the existing Masi brand in the USA, it's not that) and that it's future was uncertain - I think I read this in a magazine, maybe Roleur or The Ride.

Anyway, good to see a proper craftsman and an old-fashioned, characterful workshop.



Thanks.

I think I went there a year or two back. Alberto was there welding away and kicking back with his mates. It was all go. The hand painted Campag poster/ wall upstairs was so good. I think I already posted that here recently, not sure.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:57 pm 
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Love all your photo threads! Stunning pictures!


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:17 pm 
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Excellent pictures, love those slotted stays


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