Re: [Classicrendezvous] Short Axles, was Re:Molteni Merckx Replica

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From: "Jeff Slotkin" <>
To: "Jerry Moos" <>
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Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Short Axles, was Re:Molteni Merckx Replica
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 04:25:39 -0400

I've changed a lot of wheels from 126>130 and from 130>135, and there is still plenty of axle. 126>135 would test Sheldon's theory. While I'm sure what he says is true, it leaves out any fail-safe for a broken QR, and a bent/broken axle would probably move around also. But thank goodness we have him pushing the envelope for us!

Jeff Slotkin
Swan Lake, SC

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From: Jerry Moos
Sent: Friday, October 27, 2000 9:14 AM
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Molteni Merckx Replica;Was New list

membe r


If you agree with
> Sheldon's opinion that it's not even necessary for the axle to overlap the
> dropouts, I guess you don't even need the longer axle. (Not quite confident
> enough for that myself).
> Regards,
> Jerry Moos