Re: [CR] Merckx hour record bike(s)


Example: Framebuilders:Masi

Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2005 11:16:14 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Merckx hour record bike(s)
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Jan Heine wrote:
> (snip)
> Note that later hour record bikes, especially Rominger's, were
> considerably heavier - with no apparent ill effects on the time
> achieved.

Who could say? So are you saying that extra weight doesn't matter? Lighter weight is a bad thing?

Was Rominger's new record the result of riding a heavier bike? Please explain...

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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