[CR]Do large flange wheels really ride harsher than small flange?


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Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2005 18:30:11 -0600
From: "Mitch Harris" <mitch.harris@gmail.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Do large flange wheels really ride harsher than small flange?

Was reminded by the recently posted reviews on Bulgier's site that in the 70s conventional wisdom said that small flange hubs would noticeably soften the ride compared to large flange, other things being equal. I didn't notice much difference back then but most large flange wheels I had were 4-cross.

What do you think? Comparing 3-cross large flange vs. small flange.

Mitch Harris
Little Rock Canyon, Utah