Re: [CR] DAM Wodden Rims Wheels

(Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PY-10)

Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 10:10:01 -0500
From: "John Betmanis" <johnb@oxford.net>
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Subject: Re: [CR] DAM Wodden Rims Wheels


W PAUL PATZKOWSKY wrote:
> The seller, Wheel Fanatyk, on Ebay also says that wood rims needn't be coddled. He is based in the Northwest and has ridden his in the rain without trouble. I have several hundred miles on both sets of wheels that I built with his Ghilaso rims and no problems. One set of rims even got wet in a rain shower, I wiped them down when I got home and they're fine.
>
> One wonders how wooden wagon and car wheels survived all those years before they were made of steel. -- John Betmanis Woodstock, Ontario Canada