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2012 Masi Gran Criterium Steel Road Bike

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2012 masi gran criterium steel road bike   2012 Masi Gran Criterium Steel Road Bike

Masi Bicycles has launched its legendary steel road bike called Gran Criterium for 2012. Built from Reynolds 525 double-butted chromoly steel material, this road bike weighs 9.57kg combining light weight, stiffness, and topnotch ride characteristics.

In designing the Gran Criterium, Masi considered all the characteristics of traditional lugged bikes and reversed the color schemes. As a result, the road bike boasts not only high-quality components but also a nice chrome plated black lugged aesthetics.

Carefully styled, the 2012 Masi Gran Criterium Steel Road Bike is the epitome of a modern classic cycling machine, thanks to its elegant lugs and Reynolds 525 tubing and its Shimano 105 shifters, derailleurs, brakes, and a compact crankset with an integrated bottom bracket.

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2010 Masi Gran Criterium

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2010 masi gran criterium   2010 Masi Gran Criterium

The 2010 Gran Criterium from Masi gives a proper tribute to the 1978 model, which was used on the movie “Breaking Away”. The updated version sports a new aluminum frame and carbon rear triangle while it continues to perform smoothly with excellence.

The 1978 Gran Criterium had a Columbus steel frame. The 2011 model has a frame custom made form Masi 7005-T6 SLX with Vibration Damping System (VDS), carbon seat stays and chainstays. The paint and decals remain to give a vintage look in its 1978 style and design. The build and geometry follows to complete the classic tone of the road bike.

As for the cockpit, the 2010 Gran Criterium has Ritchey Pro Logic bars, Ritchey Pro 4Axis stem and a Masi SLR saddle with chromoly rails. Ritchey Zeta Pros for wheels and Vittoria Rubino Pro for tires, this amazing road bike weighs in at 18 lbs and retails for…

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