Re: [CR]Pic of the Day 7/28/05--Bare spots on rims?


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From: "dddd" <dddd@pacbell.net>
To: "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day 7/28/05--Bare spots on rims?
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2005 19:31:24 -0700
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I see the opposite, that is, the areas where wear should occur, the rim's high spots at each spoke, are black in this picture!

I think it's a machined rim and black pad residue has built up only on the high spots. That might happen readily, depending on the pad material and conditions.

David Snyder
Auburn, CA USA


----- Original Message -----
From: LouDeeter@aol.com
Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day 7/28/05--Bare spots on rims?


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\r?\n> _http://mapeifan.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/0010416.jpg

\r?\n> _

\r?\n> (http://mapeifan.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/0010416.jpg)

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Could just be the light of the camera, but the front wheel looks like

\r?\n> some

\r?\n> of mine--bare spots on the anodizing at the spokes. I guess it is

\r?\n> possible on

\r?\n> a gritty ride like Paris-Roubaix to get some wear, but I can't imagine

\r?\n> those

\r?\n> guys really using the brakes much on a ride like that. And, while again,

\r?\n> it

\r?\n> could be the camera not showing a second rider in the picture, it appears

\r?\n> the guy on the left us a little slow---everyone else is looking at Tafi.

\r?\n> Lou

\r?\n> Deeter, Orlando FL