Re: [CR]Mavic Mod E vs MA2?

(Example: Framebuilding:Paint)

Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2004 18:47:26 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Mavic Mod E vs MA2?
References: <1c9.1eb87721.2e7e1e83@aol.com> <414CE0C8.7080608@peterwhitecycles.com>


Peter Jon White wrote:
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> PBridge130@aol.com wrote:
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> > Is the MA2 identical to the older Mod E, save for finish?
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> The difference is that the MA-2 has a hooked bead, which makes it
> possible to mount foldable tires without having them blow off.
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> Otherwise the rims are the same.

Mod.E had a hooked bead too. It was designed for Michelins first foldable performance tire the "Elan" "E" in mod. E equals "Elan"

chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern Calirornia

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