Re: [CR]Sacrilege Was: Sending for repaint (lug thinning prep)

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Sacrilege Was: Sending for repaint (lug thinning prep)
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 20:46:26 -0700
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On Sep 4, 2007, at 8:29 PM, sasha eysymontt wrote:
> On 9/4/07, Chuck Schmidt <> wrote:
>> Well in that case, I guess I have to agree with Sasha. Go ahead and
>> use the 3Rensho for your first try at thinning other people lugs. If
>> you foul it up Garth? No matter... there are plenty more 3Renshos
>> out there to practice your filing technique on. However, bear in
>> mind the Yoshi was paralyzed in an auto accident and isn't making
>> anymore so there are a finite number of 3Renshos in the world.
>> I always felt 3Renshos didn't get the respect they deserved... what
>> did I know?!
> This wasn't meant as an endorsement of Garth's working on the
> frame, just as
> an information point ;) Some of the real lower-line frames (like the
> Athletes) would potentially be worth working on, as they were
> decidedly not
> thrillingly finished.
> sasha "3rensho fan #1" eysymontt

I always felt that if a bike didn't measure up, why bother wasting more time on it, there are plenty of bikes out there that do measure up. Correct some builder's shortcomings? Life's too short and it cuts into my riding time.

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, CA USA