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PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2006 6:35 pm 
B.o.T.M. Winner / Feature Bike
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My Fat Ti has a radial Ringle, I'm no heavy weight but it's running strong. When I worked in the shop at the peak of radial wheels I never saw many fail there despite the warnings, depends on the build I suppose, and the weight of the rider, and where you ride, and how you ride, and if your bike's rigid and and and ....


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Remember seeing photos of Captain Dondo's Ibis (US journo!) had one of those Ringle hubs on the front.....think it said he got it straight from Geoff Ringle.

Update: Found some photos!

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Stu

Dondo's Ibis

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If you want to do something different then how about 1cross or 2cross?


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so is a radical design whenever the spokes come straight out of the hub versus crossing over eachother?


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agrove wrote:
so is a radical design whenever the spokes come straight out of the hub versus crossing over eachother?


You mean radial ;) and yes, it is... :)


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:21 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Don't do it with the normal Bubba hubs!!!!!!
I remember back in the 90th,a friend of me had done this and after a while the hub was damaged at the flank!!

Olli


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 19, 2006 12:16 am 
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Dondo had the rear wheel also, but it broke I think.. he is on vintage forum on MTBR somtimes.


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