3Rensho Keirin Frame

There are a couple Japanese frame-builders whose names bring tingling to the hairs on the back of my neck. Nagasawa is one, 3Rensho is the other. Here’s an example of why 3Rensho (read San Rensho – san is 3 in japanese) is a holy grail bike for many riders.

3Rensho Side

3Rensho Bottom Bracket

3Rensho Head Tube

3Rensho Front

3Rensho Seat Stays

From Fixie Custom Shop Flickr Stream and The Bicycle Masters.

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Final Post from Yamaguchi School of Framebuilding

Frame Coming together

Framebuilder CyclingWMD adds his final post to conclude his Yamaguchi Framebuilding school. His style is a little more “creative” then I typically like, but I love the idea of a few weeks of focused learning with a real master! Koichi Yamaguchi learnt to build frames with framebuilding legend 3Rensho.

welding!

See the rest of the pics here