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Old 03-22-10, 08:17 AM   #1
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C&V Campy High & Low Flange Rear Hub 126mm

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Old 03-22-10, 08:27 AM   #2
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Sir, do you know about Velobase.com?


The gentleman left the garage open, we all mounted our respective steeds, and rode off. You could still hear the hog a mile away. Nice guy, but I don't think he's going to be riding that 12-speed very much!
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One reason for such a configuration is that it slightly increases the angle of the drive-side spokes (a good thing, required-tension-wise), and because the spoke holes are farther apart than on a smaller diameter flange, they're somewhat less likely to fail (as one Record small-flange hub I rode did). In addition, the large flange increases the spoke angle for any crossed pattern, making it closer to tangent, which also reduces the chances of flange failure.
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they are pretty neat hubs. there was one on ebay a few months ago but, as much as I would love one it just got too pricy for me.
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None of us have seen or heard of these. Can you Campy
addicts enlighten us about these... ie. when and why?
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Well, I've heard of and now seen one, that's why I pointed it out! I also suggested to the guy it was worth some coin, so don't expect the bike to pop up on cnj CL for a bargain any time soon. Actually, it sounded like the owner had no interest in selling. Wish one of us had brought a camera, as it was an interesting frameset.

Oh, and for the motorcycle enthusiasts, the Harley was a knucklehead. I'd heard of but not seen one of those in person either!

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