Re: [CR]Re: Lovell's Kilo Bike

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Date: Sat, 17 May 2008 16:04:43 -0400
From: "John Betmanis" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Lovell's Kilo Bike
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At 12:29 PM 17/05/2008 -0700, Fred Rednor wrote:
>Why was the dual chainset configuration deemed objectionable? Were the cranks positioned "out of phase" to eliminate dead spots? If not, having two sets of cranks might eveve have been detrimental, due to extra friction.

Apparently the gearing was different on each side and could be switched while riding (but I'm not sure how). It's the 2 gears that were illegal.

John Betmanis
Woodstock, Ontario