Re: [CR]Urban Legends, by Jobst Brandt


Example: Framebuilders:Masi
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2003 22:17:45 -0500
Subject: Re: [CR]Urban Legends, by Jobst Brandt
From: "Todd Kuzma" <tullio@theramp.net>
To: Joe Bender-Zanoni <joebz@optonline.net>, <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <002e01c3652c$5ab53fa0$6400a8c0@jfbender>


on 8/17/03 8:59 PM, Joe Bender-Zanoni at joebz@optonline.net wrote:
> Jobst says to run the pulling spokes on the outide of the flange because the
> spoke will be pulled in (straighten) during pedaling and increase clearance.
> (p. 74).

Yes, but he also says that doing so is nearly pointless since the difference in clearance is so small. Jobst is pretty clear on this so don't make this one of his "myths."

Todd Kuzma
Heron Bicycles
LaSalle, IL
http://www.heronbicycles.com/