Re: [CR]Reviving the spoke crossing thread...

(Example: Racing:Jacques Boyer)

Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 21:37:09 -0400
Subject: Re: [CR]Reviving the spoke crossing thread...
From: "Richard M Sachs" <>

four cross 36 hole small flange was the flavor of the week in the early 70s. no joke. e-RICHIE chester

On Mon, 13 May 2002 21:04:31 -0100 "Harvey M. Sachs" <> writes:
> While down at Cirque, I overheard someone saying that 4x with low
> flange
> spokes was a no-no, and some more of the conventional wisdom of the
> sages
> past. I and opened my eyes a bit, just looking at the flock of bikes
> in the
> stable there.
> Lo! Behold! Richard Sachs's Masis both seemed to be 4x low-flange.
> Last
> weekend I bought a Medici touring bike, 4x low flange Campy (Tipo)
> hubs.
> Now, was this something they special they smoked on the Left Coast?
> All I
> really know is that 4x uses the same length spoke HF or LF, and they
> wheels
> seem to stand up and last either way.
> Curiouser, and curiouser. I wasn't ever good about the esthetics
> aspect of
> stuff. :-)


> harvey sachs

> mcLean VA