Re: [CR]Mavic Mod E vs MA2?

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Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2004 18:47:26 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Mavic Mod E vs MA2?
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Peter Jon White wrote:
> wrote:
> >
> > Is the MA2 identical to the older Mod E, save for finish?
> The difference is that the MA-2 has a hooked bead, which makes it
> possible to mount foldable tires without having them blow off.
> 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