Re: [CR]Miami's new hill


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From: Mark Buswell|SisuHome <mark@sisuhome.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Miami's new hill
Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2006 21:49:30 -0800
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17 tooth IS the perfect cog, no doubt. Perfect proportions with a high flange hub.

Mark Buswell San Francisco, CA

On Jan 7, 2006, at 8:07 PM, Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> 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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