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Posts in November 2007

A look back

Fall is always to good time for retrospection. Looking back, way back in my case, I realize perhaps that I have not changed much. For example, in Figure 1, we see the definition of cool in what was perhaps 1974. Figure 1. Coolness defined by the gestalt of blue jean shorts, polyester sho...

The Triple Crown of Racing

This article will discuss the triple clamp fork. The triple clamp provides a very rigid and strong system to hold fork legs.   It can found on downhill race bikes, freeride bikes, and some "enduro" bikes (Figure 1). Figure 1. The extremes of downhill racing require strength and...