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Joe's Wolverine

Introducing our complete Soma Wolverines




After building up a wide variety of Soma Wolverines for a wide variety of customers, we decided to offer complete Wolverines in three flavors. There’s the Daily Grinder, the Gravelo, and the Weltgrinder Rohloff. If you guessed these are optimized for commuting, gravel, and touring, you’re right.

The Wolverine is now available in a flat black as well as the orange. It’s also now available in size 62, though at the moment quantities are very limited.

The Wolverine Daily Grinder, shown below, is a belt-drive, Alfine-8 commuter with hydraulic disc brakes. The semi-sweptback handlebars give you a moderately upright posture that make the ride sublime. It really is a different, calmer experience than riding the same bike with flat bars. (If you want flat bars, though, we won’t “steer” you away.)

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Black Wolverine Daily Grinder

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Below is Joe’s personal Wolverine, featuring a triple crankset for trailer-towing duty, a complete dynamo system, Joe Bike Most Sexiest hammered copper fenders, a Soma porteur rack, Brooks saddle, and leather grips.

Joe's Wolverine


The  Wolverine Gravelo is our 29er gravel and adventure build featuring flaired drop bars or Jones Loop bars, high-volume tires, a 2×10 Tiagra or Apex drivetrain, and BB7 mechanical disc brakes.

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Here’s a Gravelo with Jones Loop handlebars.Gravel Grando Mr Jones

The Wolverine Weltgrinder Rohloff

The Weltgrinder Rohloff is our continent-crosser. Featuring a Rohloff 14-speed hub, belt drive, Jones Loop bars, TRP HyRd hydromechanical disc brakes, front and rear heavy-duty racks, a SON Schmidt dynamo hub, a phone-charging Busch & Mueller Luxos U head light, and a Busch & Mueller tail light. (Note: the V2 version of the frame, which is what we carry, has received the Rohloff/Gates seal of approval.)

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Want more examples? Okay.

Chris's Wolverine

Chris’s Wolverine. Those are Casey’s Crazy Bars wrapped in Brooks tape, along with PDW leather grips and a Selle Anatomica leather saddle. The drivetrain is Rohloff/belt, which is something to be discussed before entering into. Shutter Precision/Supernova dynamo system, BB7 brakes, Schwalbe Marathons.


An example of a city build, in this case the city being New York. Alfine 8, belt drive, BB7 disc brakes, FSA Metropolis bars for a more upright right, Axiom Streamliner Disc DLX rack, SKS RaceBlade detachable fenders, and 35 mm Michelin Protek Max tires.

An example of a city build, in this case the city being New York. Alfine 8, belt drive, BB7 disc brakes, FSA Metropolis bars for a more upright right, Axiom Streamliner Disc DLX rack, SKS RaceBlade detachable fenders, and 35 mm Michelin Protek Max tires.

Wolverine drop

Singlespeed build with belt drive. Steerer tube is left uncut til the customer decides the best height.

Here find more narrative direct from Soma:

The original inspiration for the Wolverine was “monster cross”, but it is seriously so much more. Its geometry is stable enough for off road touring, but sporty enough for all-around adventure. With its Tange/IRD Split Sliding Dropouts, you can turn it into a single-speed CX bike. Plus it is compatible with the Gates Carbon Drive.
– Tange Prestige heat-treated CrMo front triangle; butted CrMo rear end
– Clearance for 700x45c tires w/ fenders
– Rear hub spacing: 135mm
– Gates Carbon belt drive compatible
– Matching lugged flat crown fork Tange Infinity CrMo steel fork; double eyelets pannier rack and mini rack mounts (mini rack mounts not pictured)
– Braze-ons for rear rack and fenders (disc brake-compatible racks only)
– 1-1/8″ size headtube
– Sizes: 50, 52, 54, 56, 58cm,  60
– 4.79 lbs (frame); 2.3 lbs. (fork, uncut steerer)
– Color: Pumpkin Orange – Compatible with Paragon Machine Works replacement dropouts (Rohloff, Single Speed, Direct Mount, Thru Axle)





B&M Lumotec IQ-X

A new champ among dynamo lights: the Busch & Mueller Lumotec IQ-X


Busch & Mueller have outdone their top-of-the-line Luxos headlights with the 100 lux IQ-X. This is the most powerful dynamo headlight we know of.

iq-xHere’s the IQ-X at 100 lux…

…and below is the B&M Cyo Premium at 80 lux.

Cyo Premium at 80 lux


…and below you’ll see all the 10-lux increments of the IQ-X:

10 to 100 lux

The IQ-X’s new optical system produces a smoother distribution of light on the road than any other headlight. You can set the light to the power that you want, ranging from 10 to 100 lux in 10-lux increments. How does 100 lux translate into lumens? From a cyclist’s perspective, there is no translation. Lumens describes the amount of light produced, whereas lux describes the amount or intensity of light thrown upon a given area at a given distance. From a cyclist’s perspective, lux is a much more meaningful indicator of a light’s usefulness. For more, see this Urban Velo post.

The housing is anodized aluminum and acts as the heat sink for the LED.


The IQ-X has a standing light (like all the B&M lights we carry), as well as daytime running lights. A senso automatically switches to either daytime or nighttime mode. It does not have a blinking mode, and that’s good, because a blinking light this powerful would be extremely annoying, not to mention dangerous, to oncoming traffic. Mounting: compatible with other Busch & Müller headlight mounts. The included mount will work on most bikes. As with other B&M headlights, it includes wiring for a tail light.


The sleek appearance of the IQ-X is also a big step forward for Busch & Mueller.

IQ-X is $146, less expensive than the Luxos B!

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We hope B&M will offer a USB port version of the IQ-X that, like the Luxos U, lets you charge phones, cameras, and other devices while you pedal.

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We keep both black and silver in stock whenever possible. They can be purchased online, tax-free, at our online store.


We review the Salsa Bucksaw full-suspension fatbike

bucksaw 1Until now, sand and snow were the surfaces that hardtail fatbikes were designed for. Despite attempts to create a more trailworthy fatbike geometry, most fell far short of that and retained the heavy, slow handling and limited acceleration that defined the category as a whole. Salsa, as usual in the forefront of inventive engineering and genre creation, clearly wasn’t willing to take that as an answer. They designed a full-suspension fatbike that eats terrain you’ve always thought was unrideable.

At first the Bucksaw is aesthetically confusing. The frame looks like a quick and racy short-travel XC Split Pivot dual-suspension design. But then you take in the 3.8” wide tires, drilled out (to save weight) fatbike rims, and mammoth fork, and you realize it’s a fatbike. The only way to deal with the resulting cognitive dissonance is to take this mutant out for a ride boldy, where no one has gone before. You might spend the next few days with Google Earth, reconsider all of the terrain you know, all over the world, with the understanding that now you can probably ride it.


Salsa Bucksaw 2, $3999

This thing eats trail. Seriously, any kind of trail you ride, this bike loves it. It climbs, it descends, it carves impossible corners, it flies over gaps, you don’t even -notice- most obstacles at all, all the while hooking up with whatever the terrain is and churning out mile after mile of nirvana-level bliss. In fact, the only real caveat is that the bike is so capable, you could find yourself riding beyond your skill and if things get truly hairy you might eat some of that lovely singletrack you had been blasting through moments before. The only thing this bike can’t do is make appropriate judgement calls about your physical (and mental) safety and abilities, so keep it dialed back for the first few rides until you know what you can get away with. A full-face helmet with MIPS would be a good idea, even for skilled riders. Safety first, and you only have one brain.

So here’s how it works. Most full suspension frames use the fork and rear suspension unit to do two things: small bump compliance and large bump compliance. The physics of those two things are very different, and suspension manufacturers have gotten fancier and fancier every year, designing dual air chambers and different valve flow rates and such to get good responsiveness for both. It’s almost always something of a compromise, though; as the small bump compliance improves, the suspension overall gets mushier; as the large bump compliance improves, the suspension has a higher force requirement to trigger it, so you start to feel smaller bumps. The suspension units that do both well are expensive and have more complicated, and therefore delicate, internals. The Bucksaw uses the huge tire volume and ridiculously low tire pressure to take care of the small bump compliance, and the suspension is primarily tuned for excellent large bump compliance. That, combined with the vast confidence-inspiring traction you get thanks to the huge contact patch of the tires, makes for a super smooth, super fast ride. And also a really addictive one.


To get into the really nitty gritty, let’s start with all the usual suspects. The frame is mechanically formed AL-6066 series aluminum with carbon fiber seatstays. The Bucksaw has a tapered head-tube/steerer tube with a Cane Creek 10 ZS 44/56 sealed cartridge bearing headset. The RockShox Bluto 100mm travel fork uses a 15mm thruaxle for stiffness and superior hub retention. It’s paired with the RockShox Monarch RT3 rear suspension unit, and the aforementioned Split Pivot (™) suspension design. Quick aside: Split Pivot is a mechanism that puts the rear-most pivot concentric to the rear axle, which has the main effect of removing both acceleration and braking forces from the suspension input, making the bike feel stiffer under pedaling load and preventing the suspension from compressing while engaging the rear brake. In short, it’s a massive improvement over pretty much most other full frame suspension designs and a lot of high quality dual suspension manufacturers license the patent. Moving on: the Bucksaw 2 (gold; the one we’re stocking) has predominantly SRAM components hanging off of it; X9 Type 2 rear derailleur, X7 HDM 10 speed front derailleur, 1030 10 speed 11-36 cassette, X5 Fat Bike specific 34/22 crankset, X9 BB 2×10 shifters, SRAM Guide hydraulic disc brakes with 180mm rotors front and rear. The wheelset is constructed from the Salsa Conversion fat bike hubs, 150mm front with 15mm thruaxle, 177mm rear with 12mm thruaxle, Salsa Marge Lite 65mm drilled rims, and Surly Nate 26” x 3.8” 120 tpi folding bead tires. Everything else is pretty basic. A Salsa stem, a WTB saddle, a Truvativ seatpost; all good quality but inexpensive enough that it won’t hurt your soul to replace it with something different if you have strong preferences for those items.

The Bucksaw 1 has the same frame, different paint, and nicer parts: a Thomson stem, a RockShox Reverb dropper seatpost, SRAM 1×11 (30t ring x 10-42 cassette) drivetrain, and Guide RS hydraulic brakes, but the same fork, rear suspension, wheels/tires, and so on. The Bucksaw 1 weighs in, without pedals, at a thoroughly impressive 36 lbs 6 oz for the Medium frame.

At $3,999 for the 2 and $4,999 for the 1, we’re not talking entry-level mountain bike tech here. This stuff is not for the weekend warrior or mountain bike wannabe. If you get this bike, you are invested. You believe, not just in mountain biking, but in the validity and future of fat bikes as mountain bikes, not just sand and snow bikes, and you are excited, nay, you are delirious with joy, that someone else out there feels the same way, and moreover that someone (really, someones, this was very much a team effort) invested the time, the passion, the knowledge, the money, and the love, into bringing this bike into the world. You will not be disappointed.



Unclear on the concept: “Who needs a belt when there’s a full metal chaincase?”

We’ve been confronted with this question and have decided to answer it publicly. The question was, “Really, who needs a belt when there’s a full metal chaincase” on my shiny, expensive new bike?

Translation: why would I want belt drive when I can enclose my steel chain in an assembly of several metal pieces that are bolted together and that must be at least partially removed to do most drivetrain maintenance or just to fix a flat?

Steel chaincase in all its pieces. (Screws not shown.)

Steel chaincase in all its pieces. (Screws not shown.)

We laughed, we sighed, we wanted to cry but the tears just wouldn’t come out.

Here’s what to consider.

First: ever try changing a rear flat tire for a bike that has a full chaincase? If yes, then you understand how much longer it takes to complete the task, and what a pain in the ass it is. What should normally take no more than 10 or 15 minutes will take maybe 45. Even (or especially) mechanics gripe about this. In fact, we added a $30 surcharge, on top of our usual $8 flat repair, for bikes with full chaincases.

It’s true, the chaincase will keep the chain cleaner for longer, seeing as how it’s protected inside a suit of armor, but nonetheless moisture will collect there, oiling is still necessary, and maintenance remains key.

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A Tout Terrain Via Veneto with Gates Carbon Drive. No chainguard because no chain. No belt guard because no need for one.

With a belt, you don’t need a suit of armor because the belt can’t rust, doesn’t get greasy, and won’t eat your pants*. Lighter, cleaner, quieter than a chain, with basically no maintenance and at least twice the life of a chain. In modest city riding (as opposed to racing), that belt will last tens of thousands of miles. Flat changes are gunk-free, quick, and clean. With most belt-drive bikes now, there’s no need to retension the belt when reinstalling the wheel.

*Some manufacturers do include a minimal, one-piece guard for the belt ring, which is more psychological than functional.

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Smoother cleaner lighter more durable easier to work with and no appetite for clothing.

The downside? The belt costs more, as does a belt-specific drivetrain in general. But in the long run you earn your money back in time and maintenance costs. The only other downside is that bike frames need to be designed to accept a belt. This adds a whopping $30 or so to the cost of a frame, and a belt-specific drivetrain will add typically about $200 to the cost of the complete bike. The fact is, most manufacturers haven’t taken that step. Yet.

So. That steel chaincase? Recycling bin. Belt drive is a smarter choice.





clubman touring

We review the new Raleigh Clubman Disc

Under new Dutch ownership, the resurgent Raleigh has redesigned one of its classics, the Clubman light tourer, to include disc brakes, making it that much better for Portland riders while upsetting a few crusties who like 1970s brake technology just the way it was*.

Raleigh has preserved the old, genteel aesthetic that is the heart and soul of the Clubman. Sporty but not twitchy, comfy but not slow, the Clubman is the road bike for those who appreciate (and revel in) the difference between competitive road racing and spirited road riding. Century rides, solo or in a group? Absolutely. McKenzie Pass? Do it. Light touring? Check! Multnomah Falls? Wait, we’ll join you. Commute? Heck yeah. Keep it mostly to the pavement, and this bike will rock your world.

clubman disc touring 3It’s the thoughtful details that really make the Clubman a treasure. Of course it has a built-in peg under the top tube for your Zefal frame pump. It also has an integrated, lugged seatpost collar and cowled Ritchey-style rear dropouts. The fork is slender and yet robust, with an elegantly brazed crown. All the bits and pieces are silver, and mostly polished silver, evoking a bygone era of hand-selected and hand-polished components, craftsman assembly, and personal attention to detail. Even the saddle is special: it’s riveted and covered in a deep-blue suede. The metal fenders are even painted to match the accent stripes, which is almost unheard of these days.

The drivetrain takes advantage of trickle-down technology: Shimano’s Hollowtech II two-piece crankset now exists in the affordable and high bang-to-buck ratio Tiagra groupset. Two-piece cranks use large-diameter bearings outside the shell of the frame to improve bearing life and durability, as well as stiffness under load. Shimano’s integrated STI brake/shift levers have great ergonomics and quick, crisp shifting. The newer Tiagra road rear derailleur has a wider accessible gear range than in the past, and is paired with a new 12-30 10-speed cassette that bridges the road and mountain gearing worlds. Even the front derailleur is seeing improvements from its more expensive counterparts in the form of a wider, stiffer linkage, resulting in superior shifts with less clattering or hesitation. Shimano’s mechanical road disc brakes have independent pad adjustments for each disc pad, and an improved, beefier actuation arm for less flex under strong braking forces.

In short, this bike has all the class and style of a high-end road touriste from the 1970s, and all the functionality and quality of modern components and manufacturing. Customize it with a dynamo hub and lights, or outfit it with a handlebar bag and panniers, or class it up with a leather saddle and leather bar tape.

$1100, in stock. Butted cromoly frame, cromoly fork. Shimano BR-R317 mechanical disc brakes, Tiagra 2 x 10 drivetrain. Sizes: 52, 54, 56, 58, 60, 62. We regret to inform you that 52cm is the smallest size, most likely because of toe vs tire interference while turning , sometimes an issue with very small frames.

Clubman Disc set up for light touring. Shown with Portland-made North St. bags on an Axiom Streamliner Disc DLX rack. Front bag: Axiom Joliet DLX 8.8L. Portland-made wooden bottle cage from Sykes Wood Fenders.

Clubman Disc set up for light touring. Shown with Portland-made North St. bags on an Axiom Streamliner Disc DLX rack. Front bag: Axiom Joliet DLX 8.8L. Portland-made wooden bottle cage from Sykes Wood Fenders. Frame pump: Axiom BlastAir HVL.


Specs and sizing information.

clubman disc 2*You probably already know this, but all the bikes we sell have disc brakes. We’re still asked why, too. Disc brakes stop you better especially in the rain and require a lot less maintenance. This can be discussed for hours, but that’s it, distilled into a single drop.



You’re invited to our grand opening/5-year anniversary party this Friday.

Party July 12

Joe Bike started by accident five years ago in a postsurgical narcotic haze. We probably shouldn’t have made it, but we did, thanks to this incredible community. So this party’s for you. Come spill some wine with us at our new, infinitely nicer location on the Lincoln Ave bike boulevard. Food from Portobello Vegan Trattoria and Rovente pizza will be provided. Drinks and pretty lights will be waiting for you too. Families are of course welcome.

This is also sort of a kickoff party for the following day’s Disaster Relief Trials. Anybody associated with that event should get here! To learn more about Saturday’s DRT event, which is also a cargo bike exhibition, go here.

Our party is not to be used for the demo or selling of bikes!

Parking: if you’re driving, please avoid parking in our building’s parking lot, because these are prime ours for our restaurant neighbor. Please park on the street. Bike parking: This is going to be a challenge. There will probably be a dense line along the picket fence on the west side of the driveway.

We started a Facebook event where you can RSVP if you like.


New Bike Sunday: Soma Double Cross disc

Rainy Sunday mornings are a good time to put our thoughts together on the bikes we’ve brought in just for Portland. Here’s the first of three we brought in this past week. (The other two: the Soma Buena Vista mixte and the Norco Indie Drop. Write-ups coming soon.)

Soma Double Cross, now with discThe Soma Fabrications Double-Cross is a disc-brake cyclocross frameset constructed of high-quality Tange Prestige heat-treated chromoly tubing in the main triangle (top tube, seat tube, and down tube), and butted chromoly seatstays and chainstays. Yes, it’s a frameset not a complete bike, so you (okay, we) get to custom-build them exactly how we (okay, you) want. The rear dropouts use integrated chainstay-mounted disc-brake tabs, allowing for the use of almost any rear rack and fender combination.The cromoly fork has double eyelets and mid-mount eyelets for convenient fender and front rack options. Cable guides for the disc brakes allow for full length housing, preventing contamination of the brake cables and improving brake lever feel. The frame has clearance for 700x38c tires with fenders, and comes in a very wide range of sizes, from 42cm to 62cm, plus a gigantic 66cm frame.

You can even run 650B x 42mm tires, with fenders, for extra comfort, stability, and wheel strength.

High-quality double-butted steel tubing is known to give you a springy, lively ride that adds to your efficiency and speed in a most pleasurable manner; flex in the frame creates a rebound effect, snapping you forward after the initial pressure on one pedal diminishes and just before pressure on the

other pedal starts to peak. As your pedal stroke is smooth, this effect doesn’t seem very distinct…but neither does a fraction of a percentage favorable change in the grade of the road before you: we take it when we can get it. That makes you feel fast and strong and tireless.

Aside from cyclocross, the Double Cross is great for city riding, purposeful commuting, all-day rides in the country, and light to moderately loaded touring over smooth, bumpy, gravelly, or varied terrain. It’s an ideal choice for long gravel roads.

In short: lighter and faster than a touring bike, much more comfortable and versatile than a road bike.

The bike shown here is a 54 cm with Portland-designed Retroshift shifters, a blue Brooks leather saddle, blue bar tape. If you’re not familiar with Retroshift, you should know they’re superbly fast-shifting, simple, tough, light, and surprisingly unspendy.

Retroshift on Soma Double Cross discThe Double Cross can be build with single, double, or triple chainrings, drop bars or flat bars, mountain or road rear hubs, single-speed (with a chain tensioner), with full or partial fenders, and front and rear racks. Build it as your CX race bike with a tight road cassette and compact double crank, drop bars and STI levers. Or as your all-day charity ride or Cycle Oregon bike with a road triple, wide-range cassette and 700 x 28 slicks. Or as your every day commuter with a dynamo hub, fenders and rack, and swept-back city bars. Or as almost anything else you can imagine.

The build shown here is a little under $1900. We would need typically 7-10 days to build one up for you.



Elegant and practical, just like you: Walnut Studiolo’s leather accessories are in stock.

Walnut Studiolo

The finest hand-tooled leather and wood accessories for bikes are made right here in Southeast Portland by Walnut Studiolo, the creation of Geoff and Valerie Franklin. And Joe Bike is the only shop in the world where you can see and buy all of Walnut’s bike accessories.

Geoff Franklin, half of Walnut Studiolo

Says Geoff, an architect and cyclist: “Bicycle accessories are my core focus but I love good design, as an architecture student, and I loved learning how to work leather as a medium. Eventually I also started enjoying the juxtaposition of leather and wood. In these products, I’m expressing my love for good design, architectural concepts, and natural materials in products that I would want to use myself…and I do use myself. I field-test all my products until I’m comfortable with them before listing them on our shop. Walnut designs and makes beautiful, durable, and most of all functional solutions to everyday problems.”

Walnut Studiolo logo

How does the leather hold up in the rain? Everything Walnut makes is treated to withstand the long rainy season of the Pacific Northwest, so worry not. They even came up with their own all-natural leather-care dressing salve. See the bottom of this here page for more detail.

We ship Walnut goods worldwide. We’re adding these items to our online store, but if you don’t see what you’re looking for there, just drop us a line and we’ll get back to you promptly.

Without further ado, here are the goods. Remember, all these goods come in four shades: natural, honey, dark brown, black.

seat barrelBehind-saddle barrel bag, $126

seat bagBehind-saddle box, $81

portage strapPortage strap, $41

pocket pannierPocket pannier, $121

mud flapsFender flap, $18 front, $18 rear, various shapes

strap-downsStrap-downs, two 24″ pieces, $36

sew-on bar wraps

Mini-Evo holsterFrame-mounted U-lock holster (Kryptonite Mini-Evo only), $86

Mini-Evo holster 2

leather care dressing salve1 oz Leather Care Dressing, Walnut’s own formulation, $9.50

Frame handleFrame handle, $36

city gripsCity grips, you stitch on with provided thread, $32 (or we can stitch them for a fee)

can cageSingle can cage, $72

can cage colors

6-pack, frame mountFrame-mounted leather 6-pack, mounts to top tube, $89

braided bar wrapsBraided bar wraps, $125 pair

bottle beltsWine bottle holder, $36

6-pack cinch

6-pack cinch, $24

And now: Leather care for rainy climes, straight from the horse’s mouth.

Walnut Studiolo’s vegetable-tanned leather holds up just fine in the rain. Leather has always traditionally been an outdoor material (think equestrian gear, work boots, etc). We use a high-quality leather same as that used for horse gear and bridles, so it’s designed to withstand the elements. Leather is an exceptionally durable material, which is why we like working with it. That said, dryness is harder on leather than wetness. We recommend taking care of your leather using the minimum care recommendations below.

All Walnut Studiolo products are finished before it came to you with a layer of our leather dressing, a beeswax-based weatherproofing conditioner.

Leather is a tough material that can take a lot of abuse, however, over time and with use, the effects of the finish can eventually wear off.

Care for your product as soon as it starts to look dry, or about once every year or two for occasional use with good storage conditions and once a quarter for heavy outdoor use in the direct sun with dry humidity.

If your leather gets dirty, clean it with diluted unscented castile soap or hand dishwashing liquid, diluted at least 1:10 (it should not be sudsy), and allow to dry before conditioning.

Condition your product lightly – even if it has been a while. You can use a simple oil, like mineral or olive oil, or a weather-proofing conditioner product designed for vegetable-tanned leather, that has wax in it for water resistance. Walnut Studiolo’s All-Natural Leather Dressing contains neatsfoot oil and lanolin for conditioning, local beeswax for water resistance, and pine resin and essential oils for preservation.

No matter what product you use, make it a light coat, and buff it with a clean dry rag. Keep in mind that conditioning leather usually darkens it slightly. Don’t worry, this is normal.

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