[CR]Fork taping, why?

Example: Framebuilding:Tony Beek

From: "Neill Currie" <neill_currie@comcast.net>
To: <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 11:54:25 -0500
cc: aldoross4@siscom.net
Subject: [CR]Fork taping, why?

Aldo wrote: --------- Early Weightloss

I've posted this before, but here's a pic of Andr=e9 Leducq at the 1935 TdF... note the drilled brake levers. Lighter weight, or better grip?

http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/album17/Leducqjpg ----------- Neill asks:

Looks like he has tape on the non-driveside fork blade too, up near the crown. Whatsupwidat?? ------------------ Neill Currie Hillsborough, Nh, USA.

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