Re: [CR]Raleigh International bb spindle

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Raleigh International bb spindle
References: <20021204170426.27333.qmail@web13207.mail.yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2002 09:16:54 -0700

Richard Cielec wrote:
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> I agree with H.M. & S.S. Sachs on the weight issue - better to lose the fat (and clean those heavy, heavy, ounces of dirt from the bike. hahaha)
> As I am not technically smart, my interest in the Ti spindle was from a durability and performance perspective - does is acutally provide a better and more durable bearing rolling surface. From the reply, I understand these factors to be equal to steel.

All the ti spindles I have seen (Stronglight, Teledyne and Campagnolo) have pressed on steel bearing races. Ti would make a _very_ poor bearing race.

Chuck Schmidt SoPas, SoCal

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