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Masi Commuter Speciale

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Masi Commuter speciale

all stock except for:

schwalbe marathon xr tires
mks touring "light" pedals
nitto large rear rack
problem solvers seat post clamp
no-name second-hand stem
no-name aluminum flat-bar
IRD sylvan brake lever
Kool stop salmon brake pads
Corks,cork grips and cork tape over top
Thomson seat post
Brooks professional saddle

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Quite a beauty. :) How

Quite a beauty. :)
How comfortable are those grips?


They work well for me. I looked for and tried many different "cockpit" set-ups (dropbars, etc.) and more traditional grips but found them lacking. These are regular cork grips (find at rivendell or velo-orange), then I shaved the tops down flat using a razor blade. I then covered them with cork bar tape to increase diameter and cushion (they "give" under hard pressure). They just need to be touched up with shellac every moth or so to retain weatherproof properties. Hope that me again if you have any questions.

Thanks! Only wish it had

Thanks! Only wish it had clearance for fenders....

That's a beauty, nice work!

That's a beauty, nice work! I especially like that the grip looks like a miniature shawarma in the photo. Mmmm, meat grips.

so nice!

this bike looks great! looks like a nice fun commute.

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