Re: [CR]Cosmetically sympathetic wheel components

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Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 12:20:53 -0800
From: "Bill Bryant" <>
To: feldman <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Cosmetically sympathetic wheel components
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feldman wrote:
> These are my favorites for period appearance with modern reliability, it would be good to hear any others:
> Spokes: Wheelsmith butted have a sharper transition between butt and midsection that looks more like an older type of spoke than DT's more gradual diameter change.

I agree; the Wheelsmith items look more similar to older spokes than do the DT. I'd recommend their use for that purpose.

Bill Bryant
Santa Cruz, CA