Re: [CR]Short wheelbase frame design question

(Example: Framebuilding:Paint)

Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 09:07:22 -0600
From: "John Thompson" <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Short wheelbase frame design question
References: <000a01c52ee7$650cd4f0$2f01a8c0@desiron.com>
In-Reply-To: <000a01c52ee7$650cd4f0$2f01a8c0@desiron.com>


Dan Christopherson wrote:
> In other words shorter chainstays equal tendency for the
> rear wheel to skip or hop sideways during high pedal
> torque and even more so when using the higher (more
> outboard) gears.

And a more forward-biased weight distribution from a steep seat tube will only exacerbate the problem.

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John (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA