[CR]Reviving the spoke crossing thread...and the horse.

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Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 06:02:06 -0700 (PDT)
From: Tom Dalton <tom_s_dalton@yahoo.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <20020513.220757.-180647.52.richardsachs@juno.com>
Subject: [CR]Reviving the spoke crossing thread...and the horse.

Richard M Sachs <richardsachs@juno.com> wrote:
>four cross 36 hole small flange
>was the flavor of the week in
>the early 70s. no joke.

Which is why the Masis are built this way, because it's about nostalgia, not performance...

Tom Dalton Bethlehem, PA

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