Re: [CR]History of Albert Eisentraut

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Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 18:10:15 -0700
Subject: Re: [CR]History of Albert Eisentraut
From: "Steven L. Sheffield" <>
To: David Feldman <>, Ted Baer <>, Classic Rendezvous <>
In-Reply-To: <>

Got the article, October 1987 Bicycle Guide.

Albert Eisentraut first built a frame in 1959, while still in the Chicago area. He did not relocate to California until the late 1960s, and started building out of Velo Sport in Berkeley in 1969.

On 02/11/2004 04:33 PM, "David Feldman" <> wrote:
> To my knowledge that would have been built before the
> Velo Sport shop was opened.\
> David Feldman
> Vancouver, WA
> --- Ted Baer <> wrote:
>> Can anyone on the list verify that Albert Eisentraut
>> once worked for "Velo Sport" of Berkeley, CA? This
>> would be after he lived in Chicago--(as per the CR
>> list archives) and before the "Bicycle Ensemble"
>> (1959
>> to present.)
>> Reason I ask is because I was in Velo Sport not too
>> long ago and saw what I thought was an old Carlton
>> frame hanging on a hook. I asked a guy at the
>> counter
>> if the frame was indeed a Carlton and if it was for
>> sale. He said that particular frame was the very
>> first frame Albert Eisentraut had ever built and
>> that
>> it was built there on location in the late
>> 50's.................
>> Ted Baer
>> Palo Alto, CA

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