Re: [CR]wheels for the big guy

Example: Component Manufacturers:Cinelli
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 18:12:03 -0800 (PST)
From: "David Feldman" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]wheels for the big guy
To: "b,plaugher" <>,
In-Reply-To: <>

Agreed! Also, on the right side of the rear wheel, anyone of any weight beyond diagnosed anorexic is an idiot to use aluminum spoke nipples--they're another semi-fraudulent fashion accessory. David Feldman 205 lbs, 32 years wheelbuilding

--- "b,plaugher" wrote:

> As one, I would like to disagree with the posting
> saying that double
> butted spokes are unnecessary for those of use who
> are full figured guys
> and gals. The advantage of DB spokes is not weight
> saving, but greater
> flexibility. All other things being equal, DB spokes
> will last longer
> because they are more able to flex under the
> pounding of poundage.
> Brian Plaugher
> guerneville