Re: [CR]Frames to fit Brooks saddles


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From: <NortonMarg@aol.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Frames to fit Brooks saddles
To: justridingalong@yahoo.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 00:56:27 EST

In a message dated 12/17/02 9:05:13 AM Pacific Standard Time, justridingalong@yahoo.com writes:

<< Because there are so few modern seatposts with ample setback, and the
   aforementioned Brooks' rail issues, I'm considering having a frame made
   with a seat angle in the 71-72 degree range. Where I'm having doubts,
   however, is the front half of the bike. I'm trying to gather/study
   frame geometry of classic bikes with those angles, but it's proving to
   be harder than I thought. The typical 72/72 geometry was used on lots
   of off-the-peg tourers (especially the British marques), but I want
   this to be for unloaded riding (I'm certainly no racer, so speed really
   isn't a concern).
    >> Hi Mark, Consider talking to the person you are considering to have build the frame. An experienced builder will have a lot of...experience in these matters. Geometry is a mixture of fit, handling and weight distribution. Stevan Thomas Alameda, CA