[CR]Re: pedal x f/wheel overlap

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Subject: [CR]Re: pedal x f/wheel overlap
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 10:16:45 -0500
Thread-Topic: [CR]Re: pedal x f/wheel overlap
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From: "Barbour, Christopher" <Christopher.Barbour@tufts.edu>
To: <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Jan Heine writes:

The typical British high-trail geometries (with much less fork rake) often did have toeclip overlap, especially when set up with fenders.

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Jan, I have ridden many British bikes, dating from the 1890s to the 1970s, and my friends own quite a few such machines in sizes from 19" c-t upward. None of these bikes have toe clip overlap with fenders. I cannot recall ever seeing a British bike from the classic era, apart from some track bikes (and not even all of those) that did not have a fairly large fork rake. I am curious to know what British bikes, and from what eras, you have found to have high-trail geometry.

Christopher Barbour

Boston, Mass.