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  • hubs: Suntour XC9000 (loose balls)
  • brakes: Suntour XC9000 (roller-cam)
  • front derailleur: Suntour XC5000
  • rear derailleur: Suntour XC5000
  • shift levers: SL5000 CH (AccuShift with Index Power Control)
  • brake levers: CL-XC10
  • saddle clamp: XC9000 (QR170)
  • crank: Sakae SX
  • pedals: XC9000 (PL5100)

The frame is made of Tange MTB-tubes (CroMo Seamless Mountain Triple Butted). The frame is handcrafted and made in Fillet Braze. 

Following photo the condition at buy...

It was a second hand bought and I'm transforming it from an Grandpa-bicycle in a randonneur.

Anyway, i wanted to buy a handmade 26" travelling bicycle steel frame, which would have been near this frame's geometry. So I decided, to use this bicycle for this and pass a new one.

The following points were changed:

  • brake levers: CL-XC10 replaced with DiaCompe DC139 ( Guidonnet levers) 
  • steel-"Grandpa" handlebar replaced with a brevet randonneur alu handlebar
  • pedals: XC9000 (PL5100) replaced with modern "click"-pedals
  • the ugly rear rack removed
  • a self brazed front rack (inox frosted)
  • a self brazed rear rack (inox frosted)
  • lowriders in front and rear (alu frosted)
  • lighting replaced
  • new tires

The following photos show the actual condition:


Following the possible gears with diagramm ("bad" gears are not shown):