I cannot find the source now, but it seems that plated spokes were a concern
for (hydrogen?) embrittlement in the plating process. Stainless steel
spokes with plated hub and rim were preferred way to go.
'74 BGT (wishing I could get the mini-lites)
> Dan DiBiase wrote:
> > Rocky, are chrome-plated wires more prone to failure than painted
> > ones?Never heard that before....
> Not certain, but that was the current wisdom back in the 60's, so I
> have avoided plated ones.
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