Hello John, Are sure about Curt Harnett holding the World flying 200 metre record? I always thought it was Robert Whitford USA open air at Atlanta 11.830 and indoor Vladimir Alexandre Russia Moscow 10.777. Best wishes Mick Butler UK.
> Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> > firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >>David Benson posted about Canadian sprinter Curt
> Harnett :
> >>>Incidentally, Canadian sprinter Curt Harnett used
> 151 chainrings right
> >>>through his >career which ended with a bronze
> medal at the '96 Olympics. He
> >>>still holds the World >Record for the Flying
> 200m, set in 1995 on a lugged
> >>>steel bike.
> >>Which of course begs the question : Which pattern
> chainring bolts did he use ?
> >>Brev. or Patent ?
> > It was rumored back then that Curt was very
> superstitious and that he
> > had used both. What isn't known (now lost to
> history) is what the mix
> > (ratio) was of the Brev. and Patent chainring
> > Can anyone shed more light on this little known or
> talked about rumor?
> > 1 Brev. to 4 Patent ?
> > 2 Brev. to 3 Patent ?
> > 3 Brev. to 2 Patent ?
> > 4 Brev. to 1 Patent ?
> Knowing the ratio is only the tip of the issue. You
> must also know the
> pattern in which they were installed. Was there one
> "Patent" opposite
> the crankarm? Did the Brevs and Patents alternate?
> Inquiring minds need
> to know!
> -John Thompson (email@example.com)
> Appleton WI USA
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Thats all for now. Keep those wheels spinning, in your memories if not still on the road. Be lucky Mick Butler Huntingdon UK.
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