Re: [CR]When is a 3Rensho no longer a 3Rensho?

(Example: Framebuilding:Paint)

Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2007 15:54:39 -0700
From: "Doug Van Cleve" <>
To: LTravers <>, "Classic Rendezvous" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]When is a 3Rensho no longer a 3Rensho?
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Hi Lynn.

If it is "very slightly tweaked" and "rides fine as it is", isn't it more of an alignment/straightening issue? Surely some old school shop like the Yellow Jersey or a framebuilder could massage it a bit and leave the tubes alone?

Doug Van Cleve Chandler, AZ

On 9/5/07, LTravers <> wrote:
> Someone asked the question related in the subject line...anyone have a
> good answer?
> Here's why I am interested. My fuschia 3Rensho is very slightly
> tweaked. It rides fine as it is, but it is tweaked. I have contacted a
> couple of frame people and of course they say they can fix it. Why
> shouldn't they say so? It is only a matter of replacing the top tube
> and down tube. But won't be Ishiwata tubing. Most likely
> Columbus.
> So if I have it fixed, is it still a 3Rensho?


> --

> Lynn Travers

> Hazelwood, MO