Re: [CR] Why wing nuts?


Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2007 20:47:55 +0200
From: "kim klakow" <Akimbo71@gmx.net>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Why wing nuts?
To: joebz@optonline.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


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> A likely reason for wing nuts hanging on is that solid axles are less
> likely to bend.

Wrong. It is exactly the other way. A pipe that is pressured from both sides will carry a far greater strain/load than a rod. Check out your shower curtain holder, for example.

Back to the QR: New technology is always ogled at suspiciously, so might that have been a reason for the long introduction of the qr. Don´t forget, news took a long time to travel back then, as well.

ride on, kim -- Kim Klakow

Diplom Grafik Designer Akimbo71@gmx.net +49172-1786481 Berlin - Germany

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