Frequently imitated, never duplicated. The Mash frameset has been developed in collaboraton with MASH SF, combining some serious track heritage with cutting edge urban style. With its Columbus Airplane triple butted tubeset, and reverse-sloping top tube, the Mash is of the highest performance; whether you are racing around the track or to a lunch appointment. With styling from the likes of Garret Chow, Mike Martin, and Benny Gold, you can be assured that the Mash is not only the fastest thing on two wheels, but also the most stylish.
Weaknesses: Some of the welds look like they came out of a toothpaste tube.
Great frame for fast riding. If you are strong enough you can shame road bikes on group rides. It is very stiff but the handling is not twitchy. I never liked compact frames so the mildly pursuit rake is perfect for me. Put on some bullhorns and get low. You need to set this bike up to take advantage of its strength (aerodynamics). Put on some Hed 3 clinchers and make sure you run it fixed.
I think this bike got a bad rap because of all the artsy fartsy marketing.
I am building a shimago cx bike running 10 speed ergo shifters,campy front dérailleur with a dura ace rear dérailleur ,9 speed cassette, and shimano 9 speed chain. My question is, can I run a campy cx 10 crank with the shimano drive train being shimano 9 speed ?Read More »
I had a guy comment this morning that it looks like I'm running on the pedals? I guess it's a compliment b/c he said it looks smooth, but never really thought of myself as smooth. I do practice keeping the sound of my Cycleops as one constant 'hmmmmmmm' rather than a 'whump whump' kind of sound. ... Read More »