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:
> 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.
> -Justin LaBo
> Oakland, CA
> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Jeff Slotkin
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Today I walked into the shop where I work and saw an old Allez made
>> fixie owned by our newest asembler. A little beat-up, but it sure
>> 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
>> 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
>> probably be July.
>> Jeff Slotkin
>> Charleston, SC
>> P.S. Not my size, and I would have felt like a pimp trying to get it,