Re: [CR]3Rensho Specialized Allez


Example: Production Builders

From: Jeff Slotkin <jeffslotkin@comcast.net>
To: "Justin LaBo" <color71@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <ee2b9f2e0805301625w4b85a51dpbfa9aa782cca5a9f@mail.gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]3Rensho Specialized Allez
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 19:46:02 -0400
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cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

This one looked slightly different at the dropouts (more-exposed edges as they segue into the stays) and the BB looked, I think, substantially nicer!

I'll post pics when I can, worth a thousand words each, I'm told...

Jeff Slotkin Charleston, SC USA

On May 30, 2008, at 7:25 PM, Justin LaBo wrote:
> Jeff,
>
> There is a well documented example at the Flickr link below. My
> understanding is that the offset fork crown is the best way to tell.
>
> http://flickr.com/photos/jhvu/sets/72157603354440775/
>
> -Justin LaBo
> Oakland, CA
> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Jeff Slotkin
> <jeffslotkin@comcast.net> wrote:
>> Today I walked into the shop where I work and saw an old Allez made
>> into
>> fixie owned by our newest asembler. A little beat-up, but it sure
>> looked
>> like a 3Rensho bike to me. I've examined a few Allezes (?), but
>> never seen
>> anything this nice.
>>
>> So, nicely scalloped dropouts, lugs thinned everywhere, FD cable
>> guide above
>> the stay. She was glad to hear what I thought I knew, as she
>> already loves
>> her bike on its own merits, and welcomes a pedigree.
>>
>> However, I told her to look at CR to see more, and I don't see one
>> there,
>> nor do I see any pics searching online. >>>Anybody know where to
>> get pics of
>> a confirmed one of these?
>>
>> Next time I see the bike I'll likely take a few snaps of it, but
>> that'll
>> probably be July.
>>
>> Jeff Slotkin
>> Charleston, SC
>>
>> P.S. Not my size, and I would have felt like a pimp trying to get it,
>> anyway.