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03-10-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By deux jambes

Box of tools: Park, Hozan, Shimano, Suntour, misc.

One box of tools. Some a little worn. Some near new. All in good service.

Not pictured, but to be included, is one near full 4 oz pretty blue bottle of Phil's Tenacious Oil.

Parkē PW-5 pedal...
03-09-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By deux jambes

Silca Pista Floor Pump

Pumps air just fine. Gauge works as it should.

Rust free. A few small nicks here and there but over the paint is good and so are the stickers.

Comes with the beefy reversal chuck to fit both...
03-07-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,664
Posted By deux jambes

PARTING OUT: 1976 Eisentraut Touring Limited

Financial circumstances & changing life goals necessitate sale.

This is not a sale for a complete bike. I have a ton of money sunk into this bike and the only way that to recoup most of it is to...
11-28-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2,728
Views: 999,611
Posted By deux jambes

Ready for an unnecessarily long post? I blame it...

Ready for an unnecessarily long post? I blame it on the fact that I never put a thread together showing the rebuild of the '76 Limited Touring. So if you're game, here goes...

I shared my...
11-25-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,405
Posted By deux jambes

Autumn foliage along the banks of the Willamette...

Autumn foliage along the banks of the Willamette River.
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11-23-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By deux jambes

Very nice. And rarely seen. Much more visually...

Very nice. And rarely seen. Much more visually appealing and less cumbersome than the wrap-a-round version in my opinion. If I wasn't happy enough already with my Vetta copy, I'd be biting at this...
11-21-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By deux jambes

Campy NR Record hub axle upgrades (CrMo rear / TI front)

DELISTED


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10-16-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By deux jambes

This is my new favorite pedal. Honestly, I don't...

This is my new favorite pedal. Honestly, I don't know how I've gotten along without a pair for so long. Perfect for a wide footprint & very comfortable. Reasonably lightweight. Good looking too, imo....
10-12-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,044
Posted By deux jambes

Pedestrian alleyway in downtown Eugene, OR ...

Pedestrian alleyway in downtown Eugene, OR
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10-11-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By deux jambes

One more upstream cast into the drift... $54...

One more upstream cast into the drift...

$54 shipped SOLD
10-10-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 600,865
Posted By deux jambes

Over the past few weeks I've been slowly...

Over the past few weeks I've been slowly assembling the second incarnation of the Eisentraut since it's been in my possession. It's been ridable for about a week and a half now, but only with a front...
09-28-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By deux jambes

Interesting thing happened. Firstly, my...

Interesting thing happened. Firstly, my Eisentraut frame also requires a drop bolt in back in order to use standard reach brakes with a 700c rim. I had a notion to sell the frame at one point. Tore...
09-06-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By deux jambes

Reduced end is 4mm long and has 4.37mm outside...

Reduced end is 4mm long and has 4.37mm outside diameterHousing end has 5.2mm inside diameter
Yours for free if you can use it....
09-05-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By deux jambes

I always enjoy seeing picture of your 510. I...

I always enjoy seeing picture of your 510. I agree that this is a great era for Treks. I had really hoped that this frame was going to work out for me, but it n the end I just couldn't get...
09-05-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By deux jambes

Wolber TX Profil wheelset w/ Specialized hubs

700c
126mm rear
32 spoke

Rim inner width: 14.25mm
Rim outer width: 19mm

Spokes are 2.00mm DT Swiss straight gauge

Wheelset spins nicely and appears true and round.
08-29-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By deux jambes

It appears that the label is riveted parallel to...

It appears that the label is riveted parallel to the leathers edge. In other words itís ďstraight.Ē The issue is that the leather is not cut square or else itís stretched a bit too far over the left...
08-26-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,692
Views: 860,174
Posted By deux jambes

Might be the first time Iíve actually been...

Might be the first time Iíve actually been excited about bar tape.

...
08-22-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7,692
Views: 860,174
Posted By deux jambes

I like that. Much appreciated, Van.

I like that. Much appreciated, Van.
08-17-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,817
Posted By deux jambes

Is it true that Suntour boxes perform better?

Is it true that Suntour boxes perform better?
08-17-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By deux jambes

I really appreciate boutique and cottage industry...

I really appreciate boutique and cottage industry products as I suspect many of us do. High end production stuff too. I've mostly steered away from that niche so far however. Not so much for choice...
08-17-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By deux jambes

I noticed that they had used Keens to promote the...

I noticed that they had used Keens to promote the clips. I just wasn't sure if that photo utilized the standard clips or the "boot" version. Taking a second look, I saw the small text in the photo...
08-16-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By deux jambes

But theyíre frigginí gorgeous! :love: Also,...

But theyíre frigginí gorgeous! :love:

Also, Iím trying to remember when frugality had anything to do with this hobby.
07-11-21, 03:26 PM
06-07-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By deux jambes

Received & replied. Sale is currently pending...

Received & replied. Sale is currently pending with another party. I'll add here though, that should the sale fall through, I'll gladly keep you next in line on the chance that you might still be...
06-06-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By deux jambes

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06-06-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By deux jambes

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05-24-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By deux jambes

PM'd

PM'd
05-09-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By deux jambes

Silca Impero frame pumps & parts

For sale: Silca Impero frame pumps and parts.

UPDATE: Only the champagne pump is left. I will include a plastic Silca schrader head along with it. All else has been sold.

ó ó ó

Impero frame...
04-19-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 782,646
Posted By deux jambes

For me, it was simply a matter of disassembling...

For me, it was simply a matter of disassembling the mechs as shown below, then swapping the bodies over to their new respective cages and pivot bolts, and finally reassembling. No challenges here....
04-16-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 782,646
Posted By deux jambes

Before: ...

Before:
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After:...
04-04-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By deux jambes

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03-30-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 547,992
Posted By deux jambes

Silver 1A winged logo. 26.0 clamp. 100 mm reach....

Silver 1A winged logo. 26.0 clamp. 100 mm reach. Iíd rate it very good condition with only minor blemishes from normal use. ...
03-17-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7,692
Views: 860,174
Posted By deux jambes

Sometimes life demands a very short headset. ...

Sometimes life demands a very short headset.

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03-16-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By deux jambes

Dang it. Someone beat you to the punch. Youíre...

Dang it. Someone beat you to the punch. Youíre next if they donít follow through.
03-14-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 547,992
Posted By deux jambes

Thank you. The CDS is definitely an option on the...

Thank you. The CDS is definitely an option on the menu if I canít find something from back in the day soon enough. The stack is pushing the limit a tad, sans washer and/or facing the headtube, it...
03-05-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,531
Posted By deux jambes

thook scarlson xiaoman1, all stand up guys. I...

thook scarlson xiaoman1, all stand up guys. I appreciate your attitudes around the ordeal, and your consideration in looking out for one another.

Iíll be shipping the levers to Ben tomorrow. And...
03-05-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,531
Posted By deux jambes

Hereís where I realized that I Fíd up. I...

Hereís where I realized that I Fíd up.

I was sent a PM earlier in the day yesterday by someone expressing interest in the levers. They asked if the ferrules were included. I posted a pic here of...
07-25-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 181,893
Posted By deux jambes

Ď84 Benotto 3000 Full Columbus SL w/...

Ď84 Benotto 3000

Full Columbus SL w/ Investment cast lugs & bottom bracket. Investment cast fork, and fork blade stiffeners.

Finish: WD-40

Headset: Dura Ace EX
Bottom Bracket : Dura Ace...
07-25-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,288
Posted By deux jambes

I rebuilt a wheelset recently. I didn’t want to...

I rebuilt a wheelset recently. I didn’t want to mess around with soup cans, a ruler, and math like I’ve done before. Going back and forth to the truing stand. It’s all too much hassle.

The...
07-25-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By deux jambes

After a week of riding, Iíve found the most...

After a week of riding, Iíve found the most comfortable placement for the brake levers. And today I sealed the deal by wrapping the bars:
...
07-21-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,737
Posted By deux jambes

What do you carry in your tool roll?

Iím inclining to draw plans for an under the saddle tool roll. I need one for a recent build, and Iíve been wanting a sewing project for a while,

Iím wondering, what do you carry in your tool...
07-20-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 600,865
Posted By deux jambes

I started the frame up assembly of this build 8...

I started the frame up assembly of this build 8 days ago. That included rebuilding of the wheels using original spikes, and swapping a Uniglide hub body out for Hyperglide.

I gave it its first...
07-20-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By deux jambes

Updates: This bike rides spectacular. Never...

Updates:

This bike rides spectacular. Never before have I been able to enjoy this same level of pure enjoyment in overall ride feel in any other bike Iíve owned.

I think itís the combination...
07-19-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By deux jambes

I canít say that I really have a preferred method...

I canít say that I really have a preferred method since this is the first frame Iíve ever stripped the paint from. What I can say is that the method I did use worked well.

I used Jasco Premium...
07-18-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By deux jambes

Thank you Van! This one was fun in that, I mostly...

Thank you Van! This one was fun in that, I mostly just let the bike build itself. I didnít invest too much ďdesignĒ into it. And Iím really pleased with the result.

My to-do list is pretty short:...
07-18-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By deux jambes

Thanks Law! I havenít weighed the bike yet, but...

Thanks Law! I havenít weighed the bike yet, but Iím going to guess it finished a little heavier than my target goal. Itís certainly light. But picking it up, it doesnít strike me as sub 20.
...
07-18-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By deux jambes

Spent the morning, and most of the afternoon...

Spent the morning, and most of the afternoon buttoning things up, and then took it out for a spin. Of course I discovered a few adjustments thatíll be needed, but overall it performed very well.
...
07-13-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,286
Posted By deux jambes

Clean machine! And nice photographs btw. I...

Clean machine! And nice photographs btw. I particularly appreciate the first :thumb:
07-13-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By deux jambes

I wish I could find the source, because it took...

I wish I could find the source, because it took forever to find it in the first place, but from what I've gathered, the number stamping on the non-drive side indicate date and size. the first number...
07-13-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By deux jambes

These are certainly very odd and challenging...

These are certainly very odd and challenging times, my friend. I'm sorry to hear of the impact that you and your family have felt recently. Here's wishing each and all of you full recovery from this...
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