Stevan Thomas wrote:
> You're right about the practical advantages of horizontal drops. If you
> break a spoke with verticals, you can just about forget riding home.
Yeah, that's why I started bringing a spoke wrench with me on rides about 30 years ago... you wouldn't believe how handy that little chingadera can be ;)
The reality is that a broken spoke is no different with horizontal or vertical dropouts; either way the spokes need to be adjusted to compensate for a broken spoke.
Chuck "I'd rather ride home than walk" Schmidt South Pasadena, CA