Re: [CR]Why normal reach calipers on short reach frames?


Example: Production Builders:Cinelli

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Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2002 12:45:05 -0500
To: "Jerry & Liz Moos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
From: Sheldon Brown <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Why normal reach calipers on short reach frames?
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I wrote:
> > For more on this issue, see:
> > http://sheldonbrown.com/cantilever-geometry.html#mechanical

Jerry Moos wrote:
>Very good article, Sheldon, but focused on analyzing cantilever brakes.
>Have you done a similar analysis for conventional centerpulls, conventional
>sidepulls, or dual pivots?

No, none of those feature adjustable mechanical advantage, so such an article would be of no practical use.

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