[CR]Re: Eisentraut models


Example: Framebuilding

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Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 22:32:55 -0500
To: "kevin gosney" <kevingosney10@hotmail.com>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: DB <db@home-work.com>
Subject: [CR]Re: Eisentraut models


I asked Mr. Eisentraut some similar questions a few months ago and I don't think he would mind me sharing his informative reply with the CR group (see below). Note the last couple of sentences. I had contacted him because I had questions on a used Limited that I had acquired. Watch out for those used bikes! -Dan Borden in cold, but dry Boston, MA

To: db@home-work.com From: albert eisentraut <aae@majornet.com> Subject: Re: Older Frame Question

"Limited were built between 1974 and 1976. Two models were built, road and touring, a total of about 1000 frames. More road frames were built. The road frame was designed for 5cm reach brakes and 120mm rear hubs. The frames cannot be used with current parts without modification. It is not worth modifing a 25 year old frame. All curent Signature frames are made for a particular individuals and there is no standard specifications although the majority are road frames that are designed to use current parts. I have always mixed different tubing brands. In 1975 I used Reynolds, Vitus and Columbus. For a 59cm frames, the top tube, fork blades and seat tube usually were.9-.6 wall. The down tube, seat stays and chainstays were 1-.7. I don't have records from that time that would be more specific. Buying an old bike is no bargin at any price. Any part of the bike may be ready to fail.

Albert Eisentraut"

At 2:38 AM +0000 1/15/02, kevin gosney wrote:
>Gang,
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>Kevin, "formerly residing in Latin America", Gosney is back on.
>Got a question regarding frames from Albert Eisentraut. In the late
>70's what where the differences between the "Model A' and "Model B"
>frames . I've owned a "LIMITED" so understand that specification,
>but am at a loss regarding tubing, geometry, lugs, and original
>price differences between A & B.
>Any help out there?
>
>Thanks, Cold but dry in Oregon
>
>Kevin
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>&gt;Subject: [CR]Vintage Tire renewal &amp; restoration info needed
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>&gt;Subject: [CR]CR jerseys?
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>&gt; &gt; Hello,
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>&gt;I have obtained a late 70's Campy tubular LF wheel set that has
>original Clement Criterium tires. The tires still hold air, but the
>casing is apparently rubber coated that has discolored with age.
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>&gt;
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>&gt;Are there any suggestions on how I can clean up the
>discoloration without damaging the tires casing or its original
>color? I may be wrong, but it seems that current tubular tires do
>not have this problem over time... could there have been a
>manufacturing change?
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>&gt;
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>&gt;What cleaner/preservative should I use in the future to make
>reasonably sure this discoloration does not come back?
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>&gt;
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>&gt;Thanks, Steve Neago
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>&gt;Subject: [CR]DNP components??
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>&gt;What the heck are DNP components? I acquired a box of old Bike
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>across only a few usable items. There were some skewers, mostly
>skewer pieces, a Suntour bar-con shifter (only one), many bits and
>pieces of suntour derailleurs (enough to make one freaksish looking
>but non working derailleur), a Celeste T.A. bottle cage, and the
>only derailleurs not broken are these DNP derailleurs. They look
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