Re: [CR]tire direction

(Example: Production Builders:Cinelli)

Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 10:23:14 -0700 (PDT)
From: "dean 53x13" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]tire direction
To: Earle Young <>,,
In-Reply-To: <002001c893f1$0a924a60$0200a8c0@pcearle>

For those who don't yet drink the KoolAid...and I, for one, was a reasonable skeptic...Jobst Brandt 'gets it'. He is a logical thinker and backs up most of what he thinks with good math and logic. Strong mind, stout heart. Dean Patterson Alpine, CA USA

Earle Young <> wrote: Car tires = 35 psi or so, large contact patch bike road tires = 75 psi minimum, closer to 100 usually, small contact patch

You are comparing apples and orangutangs.

Something to remember: When Jobst and conventional wisdom disagree, Jobst will be the one with solid research to back up his position.

Earle Young Madison, Wisconsin, USA Offering expert wheelbuilding services for classic and modern bikes


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