[CR]Re: Cinelli Bivalent hub


Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2001 14:34:41 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
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Subject: [CR]Re: Cinelli Bivalent hub

Chuck Schmidt wrote:
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> (snip) Minuses: everyone on team needs to be running same bivalent system,
> "front wheel" strength compromised by narrow flange spacing, "rear
> wheel" strength compromised by narrow flange spacing, (snip)

Correction...

A miss statement on my part. The bivalent is a rear hub that is also used for a front hub. The flanges are normal spacing for a five-speed rear hub of the era, so are narrower than optimal for a front hub.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, California 60°, rain stopped and sun is out just in time for an afternoon ride...