[CR]Re: TA pedals and thread names

(Example: Framebuilders:Dario Pegoretti)

From: <StuartMX4@aol.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2003 06:17:11 EST
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Re: TA pedals and thread names

This is a small point but there is no such thread as British Standard Coarse. The original standardised engineering thread was Whitworth. When a need for a finer thread was perceived, it was called British Standard Fine. The coarser thread was then re-named British Standard Whitworth or BSW. The only BSC I have among my tools are on taps for cycle threads which should really have CEI on them. I have simplified this a bit as it is only peripherally related to classic lightweights. At least post war bikes are reasonably standardised. Try finding a headset for a pre-WW2 Rudge if you want a problem. Re my previous message regarding the Curry Landskiff, on re-reading the passage in Curry's book, I think that it may have been powered by 'rowing' perhaps with a sliding seat also contributing something. Come on, you recumbent enthusiasts! You must have heard of it. Stuart (pedantry is meat and drink to me) Tallack in Sussex.

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