[CR]re: san rensho on ebay

(Example: Framebuilders:Mario Confente)

Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 16:10:58 -0800 (GMT-08:00)
From: <chasds@mindspring.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]re: san rensho on ebay

Dave Ross wrote:

From: David Ross <dlr94306(AT)yahoo.com> Subject: [CR]san rensho on ebay?

Isaac asked for opinions on this 3Rensho (ebay item no. 320225441769).

Some crucial details are not visible in the photos. For example, I imagine that all of the "aerodynamics" models were late enough to have "superends," the socketed attachment for the rear dropouts. I can't tell from the photos whether this frame has them (note: this isn't much more than speculation on my part, but I do have a circa-1984 3Rensho brochure that doesn't show either the aerodynamics model or superends). Also, my "aerodynamics" model has a top-of-the-downtube shifter boss, which isn't visible (to me, anyway) in any of the auction photos. Without these distinguishing details I would doubt the frame is the model claimed.


I had an aero-tube 3Rensho some years ago, that I always regretted selling..it did not have the superends. I suspect earlier aero frames from Konno did not have these.

Charles Andrews
Los Angeles