I don't think any of the rugged-type Rivendell bikes would need any 
additional reinforcement to run disc brakes. The Clem/Hunq/Appaloosa are 
all rather stoutly tubed. Flexy they ain't.

/Jeremy

On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 10:27:09 AM UTC-7, Hugh Flynn wrote:
>
> It’s a fair point to be sure, but is separate from the question I asked.
>
> To put a somewhat finer point on it, my comment did not relate to weight 
> in any way. I referenced the impact of forcing thicker tubes than might 
> otherwise be spec’d in order to accommodate certain brakes that could alter 
> the way the bike rides. Weight is not a factor in that point.
>
> I’m calling myself still ideologically pure :-)
>
> Hugh “flex” Flynn
> Newburyport, MA
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 12:52 PM Justin, Oakland <justin...@gmail.com 
> <javascript:>> wrote:
>
>> I think there’s a certain irony in lovers of modern Rivendell designs 
>> being worried about the extra weight of tubes needed to support having disc 
>> brakes. 
>>
>> -J
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