This is a really nice bike in disguise. It also has one or two issues which I will get to. Still, a good restoration candidate. Here are the details. It is a Masi built in the Carlsbad, CA shop around 1975. Serial number is 0242 stamped on the BB shell which means it is … Continue reading For Sale: Masi USA built frame and fork serial # 0242 circa 1975 59.5 CM Gran Criterium model?
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2013/10/21/history_of_cycling_map_of_possible_routes.html1896 Cycler’s Guide and Road Book of California. It has great advertisements, and I can only imagine what the roads labelled 'poor' condition were like, as even the best roads at that time were not paved. The roads of the late 19th Century were gravel or dirt roads.“I often hear now-a-days, the automobile instigated good … Continue reading 1896 Cycler’s Guide and Road Book of California