Friday, December 31, 2010

3Rensho on eBay

Very nice 3Rensho currently on eBay

Super Record Export

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Goldwin- 3Rensho licensed frame

Goldwin 3Rensho built with Tange double butted tubing
Shimano UFP 10 track ends.
Extremely rare find from early 90's.
Built by Young Cycle who had shared tech contract with 3rensho. (materials are provided by 3Rensho with rights to build with 3Rensho logo). Cello had a similar arrangement with 3Rensho


Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Monday, December 27, 2010

A very early Konno built Cyclone Cherubim

Before 3Rensho, Yoshi Konno built under the Cyclone name.  Here is a very early example

Sunday, December 26, 2010

3Rensho Mountain bike- check out the details...

This bike was years a head of it's time

Friday, December 24, 2010

3Rensho catalog scans part 8

3Rensho catalog scans part 7

My 3Rensho Katana

3.8kg (8.4lb) super light 3Rensho track

The bike as photographed weighs 3.8kg(8.36lbs). That weight is for the full build excluding pedals.
To put that into perspectve a light bike these days would be anything under 6kg. Anything between 4.5kg to 5.5kg is super light, this bike is 3.8kg! Amazing since it was it built in the 70s! The decals are not original in the color pictures.  The black and white pictures show the bike as it appeared in the 70's