Re: [CR]Remembered..Peugeot UO-8 fork blades

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Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2001 14:19:29 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Remembered..Peugeot UO-8 fork blades

In a message dated 7/4/01 1:51:12 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< it too had a seamed fork. Scary looking, I could slip a piece of paper into the seam in places. Was it just rolled into a fork blade and depended on the brazing at each end to hold it together? >>

No, not to fear.. It was welded along it's length... Don't you remember not long ago on this forum, the almost-persuasive arguments made for seamed tubing such as Ishiwata and TrueTemper? I also do not recall any Peugeot forks failing.. I think they were of cheaper steel and just compensated for by using a thicker gauge.

Dale Brown