When all else fails, that works!
Then to match it up get a 48 H rim and Voila! Matching rims!
The 20/24 and 24/24 or 24/28 were commonly used and played with in the
earlier '60's, mostly on the track in pursuit type races.
Wheels were very unstable, loosened up too easy , so the experimentation
only was exercised for a few years, then exorcised.
It was a time of great trial and error, with lightness trying to be on the
cutting edge, but didn't work with metallurgy and material available at the
Sic Transt Gloria!
The old timers in the 1890's used to sit and shave their wood rims down with
sharp glass edges, and various tools to make them lighter! Verbal history as
told to me by the "90's venerable veterans
So that was nothing new, in the 1950/60's.
Don't even try to put a new wood rim on those hubs, you'll think you're on a
Like I wrote offlist to bikeness devotion, Scheeren and Fiamme made rims to
match those hubs.
I'm sure there are enuf around to lace up if you want a nice show bike for
exotic oulde look.
Palos Verdes Estates
> How about lacing up a 40-hole rim?
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