Re: [CR]Interesting photo on eBay (no, it's not a guitar)

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Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 17:08:22 -0400
From: jamie swan <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Interesting photo on eBay (no, it's not a guitar)
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The late Vito Perucci used to ride a "stayer's" bike on club rides: fixed wheel, no brake. He said it felt just like any other bike... Jamie Swan - Northport, N.Y.

Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> Angel Garcia wrote:
> >
> > What is the design reasoning for the fork tips going backwards on motor pace
> > bikes? How would this bike handle not in a motor pace?
> The "backwards" fork allows the rider to get as close as possible to the
> wind sheltering pacer for maximum drafting effect. Handling while not
> pacing? I haven't got a clue.


> Chuck Schmidt

> L.A.


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