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Re: Wheel Lug Torque? / Nike size 10.5
> From: SMTP%"firstname.lastname@example.org" ""Graydon D. Stuckey"" 18-DEC-1995 23:11
> To: Richard Davis <email@example.com>
> CC: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subj: Re: Wheel Lug Torque?
> On Mon, 18 Dec 1995, Richard Davis wrote:
> > Graydon,
> > I Like the scienific torque aproach, how many toes should remain on the
> > ground if I wear a size 10 Nike?
> Why do you sign with 'Mike' when your address explicitly states
> Richard? Is this some sort of 'Bob' thing?
> Anyway, to the question. If you are wearing a size 10 Nike, then
> you are exactly 25% bigger than I and should therefore use 25% fewer
> toes. That would be 6. Now keep in mind that the distribution of toes
> is not exactly even (some toes are bigger than others) but, roughly, you
> can lean on the power bar until your first toe of the second foot gently
> lifts from the ground.
> Just to correlate data, since you wear a size 10, then I would
> guess your weight at about 175. If that is close, then the theoretical
> approach would seem to be quite accurate, and the preceding procedure
> should proceed without any procedural hickups.
> Graydon D. Stuckey
Geez! This explains everything! I wear 10.5 Nikes but weigh only 150.
I've always wondered why those wheels kept falling off every now and then.
I figured it was those fancy F*ch's wheels being temperamental...but it was
just my own personal lack of mass...I feel so inadequate!
BTW: If anyone wants to pay me $1200 for my wheels, let me know!