Re: [CR]Miami's new hill


Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2006 20:07:20 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Miami's new hill
References: <fad7775ae2d1c9b4bb3f0ade416cfc4c@earthlink.net>


Bianca Pratorius wrote:
>
> (cut) My problem was that I don't like the look of a big
> cluster in the rear. I think the prettiest freewheels are something
> like 13-23 or even smaller. Now that I live in Miami all my bikes have
> the pretty cluster and I even have one or two straight blocks that I
> use. (cut)

Anyone on the list back when it started remember the guy from Brooklyn that said the "perfect cog" was a 17 tooth? I visited him years ago (great guy) and he let me see his stash of parts and I snapped off this pix:

http://www.classicrendezvous.com/images/Rarest/polecogL.jpg

His thighs were the size of 5 gallon water bottles...

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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