Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Look what the engineer dragged in. We got a call in 2000 from an engineer at WaveCrest Labs, asking if we could spoke up some wheels for an electric vehicle prototype. The hub shells were being machined in Tuftonboro, so we were the closest bike shop. We had to calculate the spoke length and make 108 custom spokes before building the wheels. This interesting project turned out to be an early stage in the development of the bikes now marketed under the Tidal Force brand name. The production hubs are smaller, allowing for slightly longer spokes.
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