Re: [CR]Pic of the Day - Circular Spokes


Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 22:32:54 -0400
From: Joseph Bender-Zanoni <joebz@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day - Circular Spokes
In-reply-to: <000801c6ebfb$ac786d90$8514fbd1@Newhouse>
To: Aldo Ross <aldoross4@siscom.net>
References: <000801c6ebfb$ac786d90$8514fbd1@Newhouse>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

This looks like a decorative way to solder the spokes at the the crossings using a third wire. I note that Mlle. Lapoire's thighs are as deep as Mssr. Nivonnait's. She looks like she gave it all she had. He looks like he is ready to suggest more training for the next attempt.

Joe Bender-Zanoni Great Notch, NJ

Aldo Ross wrote:
> Fifty-Three Years Ago - Tying spokes together with one continuous loop.
>
> I'm leaving this image blown-up 200% to help see the details - remember
> to click on "Full Size". Sorry for the graininess. Mlle. Lapoire and
> Mssr. Nivonnait set a new Hour Record for Mixed Tandem at the Cipale
> (?), covering 43.884 kms. Note the pairs of circular wires connecting
> spokes on both front and rear wheels. Anyone familiar with this
> technique? From "But et Club - Le Miroir des Sports" No.429, 12 October
> 1953.
>
> http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/aldoross/pd/MixedHour.JPG.html
>
> Aldo Ross
> Middletown, Ohio
> eTaTs unis