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EAI Bareknuckle - $1450 (West Asheville)

bicycle frame material: steel
bicycle type: track
frame size: 53cm
wheel size: 700C

My bike. I love my bike! Or, loved it. I stopped riding fixed gear in favor of a bike with gears cause I got old and lazy.

The frame is a Bareknuckle by Euro Asia Imports, they don't even make this frame anymore! It has a dent in the top tube from falling over after I locked it up by only the top tube to a sign post in Chicago. The original color was bright yellow but I had it powder coated a nice seafoam green, because I love those Bianchis. This paint is scuffed up now, not too badly, it still looks good but you can always repaint!

Phil wood hubs, Velocity Deep V's, Nitto seat post and stem, Chris King headset, Sugino crank arms, MKS Sylvan pedals, Phil Wood front brake with Campangolo Chorus brake, Oury grips, EAI rear cog, and best of all... a rack that doesn't require braze-ons made by Nitto. It needs new tires.

It's a 53cm frame which if I remember correctly is not my frame size (I'm 5'6") but something about where the bottom bracket is positioned I had to get a smaller frame.

Oh yeah, this bike man, the steel is Italian Dedacciai. I found this write up on a site called Retrogression.

"In our (not always humble) opinion, The Bare Knuckle is one of the most underrated steel track framesets of all time and throughout all the trends, remains one of our favorites even after a 10+ year production run.

Handmade for Euro-Asia Imports by a small shop in Venezia Italy from mitered/TIG welded Dedacciai COM 12.5 (aka Zero Uno) double butted cro-mo tubing, this frameset features no nonsense track geometry, steep angles, short wheelbase, high bottom bracket and is everything you need and nothing you don't.

Includes matching color lugged straight blade fork with a threadless 1 1/8" steerer.

These framesets have been out of production for several years. What we have is all that's left and once they're gone, there will be no more.

If you do not see a size/color listed here, there is absolutely no way for us to get you one!"

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