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Handmade in Italy in size 57cm
VINTAGE 1980's MASI GRAN CRITERIUM RECORD in unmarked condition. This is a fine investment and/or Eroica bike for collectors. This model in the same color is illustrated in the Masi catalog - see picture included
The Masi Gran Criterium is Masi’s most famous bicycle. First manufactured in the 1970s, the frame design evolved after Faliero Masi supplied none other than Eddy Merckx with a race bike in 1967.
This is one of the best colors shimmering pearlescent cream, which is a superb and a rare finish for this bike. This bike is in show condition with CAMPAGNOLO NUOVO Record groupset. The frame and components are in superb mint condition. This frame has been has been professionally restored by an Italian expert, possibly by Masi. You will not find any pitting or discoloration on any part of this bike. This is a rare and fine example.
Handmade in Italy
Condition - Mint condition as per photographs
Frame Size - 57cm
Seat tube - 57cm (c-t)
Top tube - 56cm (c-c)
Frame - Masi Columbus Steel SLX
Speed - 6 speed Campagnolo
Crank - Campag Nuovo Record Crank 52/42 Chainrings
Gears - Campag Nuovo Record
Brakes and Levers - Campagnolo Super Record
Seatpost - Campagnolo
Headset - Campagnolo Super Record
Handlebars and stem - Cinelli Giro d' Italia & Cinelli
Wheels - Campagnolo Super Record hubs and Nisi rims
Saddle - Concor Supercorsa
Pedals - not included but dual sprint available
Faliero Masi – the founder of Masi – will be forever known as ‘the tailor’. He had a very modern approach to bicycle design, as he thought it necessary for a bicycle to be made exactly for the rider and their chosen discipline, hand-building the frames himself like a suit.