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Comments by crotch (3)


Article: Metolius Offset TCU Editorial Review
Right, I gotcha. I meant by 'length' what you mean by 'width'. The point still stands. In a flare, the entire "width" of the lobe won't contact the rock, just the inside edge. Fatter lobes won't change that.

Article: Metolius Offset TCU Editorial Review
Vegas - I think surface area with respect to 3 vs. 4 lobes is a non-issue in a real-world flared placement as it's unlikely that you'll have the entire length of a lobe in contact with the rock.

Article: Acopa Lowrider Editorial Review
Did you find that they had enough padding for talus hopping?