Re: [CR]Did I miss a deal on this Specailized Allez?

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From: "Drew Ellison" <drew@masirider.com>
To: George Allen <jgallen@lexairinc.com>
In-Reply-To: <484EA821.5040907@lexairinc.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Did I miss a deal on this Specailized Allez?
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 09:28:03 -0700
References: <484EA821.5040907@lexairinc.com>
cc: CR Mailing List <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Hello George,

I hope I got a good deal on it. I'm betting that it's a 3Rensho bike, from the chrome dropouts which look like Campy to me. Also, it's hard to tell on the fork crown, but it looks like the forward-pointing crown of the 3Rensho builds. Pictures were not very revealing, but I'm betting on it being the real deal. If not, it's still a decent bike with good components.

Actually, it is a tad too small for me, so I'm hoping that there might be an equivalent frame out there in a 62cm size which would be swappable. But before I go there, I'll wait to see the bike in person.

Drew Ellison ... in forever rainy ... Everett, Washington USA

On Jun 10, 2008, at 9:13 AM, George Allen wrote:
> all the talk a couple of weeks ago about early Allez bikes got me
> looking and I ran across this
>
> Ebay Item # 270243144279 URL: http://ebay.com/<blah>
>
> Was this one built by 3Rensho? It has the chrome plated drop-outs. I
> can't tell about the fork offset. And the Specialized/Allez decals
> seem reversed.
> However, my gut tells me someone got a good deal.
>
> George Allen
> Lexington, Kentucky
> USA
>
>
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