Re: [CR]tech question re. wheels


From: "Peter Jon White" <lists@PeterWhiteCycles.com>
To: <locortjody@earthlink.net>, <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <4120039317134047200@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]tech question re. wheels
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 09:59:47 -0400


You can reduce or increase the standover height at will. The wheel size has nothing to do with it. A traditional double diamond 700c wheeled frame with a 44cm seat tube will have more standover clearance than a 64cm frame built around 20" wheels.

Peter Jon White Peter White Cycles 24 Hall Rd. Hillsborough, NH 03244 603 478 0900 Phone 603 478 0902 Phax http://www.PeterWhiteCycles.com


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jose Fonseca"
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Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2003 9:40 AM
Subject: [CR]tech question re. wheels



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> Hello all.........I'm building a bike for a friend of mine who has a unique set of dimensions. Can anyone tell me how much I can reduce the standover height by swapping the 700c wheels for 650s?
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> Jody Fonseca,
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> Scratchin' my head in Whiskey Hill, CA