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  Spoke Software
Spoke was founded on a simple fact: A sales person’s greatest asset for generating business is his or her own extended network of business and personal relationships.
Spoke was founded in early 2002 by a team of experienced executives and technologists with a vision of applying relationship networking theory to the practical purpose of sales.
Spoke’s management team brings the necessary blend of expertise in both CRM enterprise software, with veterans of Siebel, Oracle, Peoplesoft, E.piphany and Kana, and web application and infrastructure providers, such as Sun, Inktomi, Yahoo, and Netscape, to lead the industry in creating this new category of networked, on-demand applications.
www.spoke.com /company   (279 words)

A spoke is one of some number of rods radiating from the center of a wheel (the hub where the axle connects), connecting the hub with the round traction surface.
The original type of spoke wheel with wooden, fixed spokes was used for horse drawn carriages.
For use in bicycles, such wheels proved to heavy, so wheels with spokes made of adjustable metal wires were introduced.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/s/sp/spoke.html   (198 words)

 Read about Spoke at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Spoke and learn about Spoke here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The radial members of a wagon wheel were made by carving a spoke (from a log) into a rounded shape.
Eventually, the term spoke was more commonly applied to the finished product of the wheelwright's work, than to the materials he used.
The original type of spoked wheel with wooden, fixed spokes was used for horse drawn carriages.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Spoke   (250 words)

 Encyclopedia: Spoke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A spoked wheel on display at The National Museum of Iran, in Tehran.
The radial members of a wagon wheel were made by carving a spoke (from a log) into their finished shape.
Categories: Bicycle parts A spoke wrench is a small wrench used to loosen or tighten the tension in a spoke.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Spoke   (634 words)

 Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Glossary Sp--Ss
A conventional spoke has a swaged head, like the head of a nail, to keep it from pulling throgh the flange of the hub.
Formerly, spoke diameters were specified in terms of wire gauge, but the trend is toward specifying the diameter in millimeters.
Spoke length is measured from the inside of the elbow to the very end of the threads, most usually in millimeters.
www.sheldonbrown.com /gloss_sp-ss.html   (1838 words)

 Wheelpro spoke length calculator - User Guide
The cross spokes have to be 2 cross (could be 3 but it will cause overlap of the spoke heads on the flange).
The spoke hole diameter used in the the spoke calculator is 2.4mm.
A spoke length proof is given for those who are interested which is reproduced from the wheelbuilding book.
www.wheelpro.co.uk /spokecalc/guide.html   (1530 words)

 Spoke Length Formula with Wheel Lacing and Building Information
Different lacing patterns and the placement of the spoke (rear drive, non drive, or front) affects the build tension of the spokes, thus their length.
For spokes laced radially from the hub, the formula is simple because all you need to know is the radius at the rim, the radius at the hub and the hub flange's offset from the hubs center.
is the angle of the spoke hole in the hub that the spoke will connect to, in relation to the spoke hole in the hub that is directly in line with the spoke hole in the rim where the spoke connects.
www.geocities.com /spokeanwheel   (1463 words)

 Eldi Emergency Spoke Tool
The great thing about this spoke cutter and bender is that it allows a mechanic equipped with a handful of long spokes to fix wheels of any size.
Spokes with this S bend are known by tourists as emergency spokes because the special bend simplifies installation.
Carry some emergency spokes inside a pump, handlebar or bag and should you break a spoke, simply wiggle it out of the hub and you’ll be able to poke the emergency spoke’s S-shaped head in its place.
www.jimlangley.net /wrench/espoketool.html   (332 words)

 Spoke-hub distribution paradigm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Spoke-hub distribution paradigm (also known as a hub and spoke model) derives its name from a bicycle wheel, which consists of a number of spokes jutting outward from a central hub.
Because of the efficiency (and relative inflexibility) of the model, it requires that the items (or people) being distributed must be routed through a central hub before reaching their destination.
Soon after, other firms like UPS and Airborne had no choice but to develop their own hub and spoke model given the natural superiority of this system for speedy delivery of packages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spoke-hub_distribution_paradigm   (231 words)

 Dan's Motorcycle
The problem with spokes and nipples is that they do, over a period of time, get loose.
Most spoke wheels do not use tubeless tires BUT, some DO, the spokes being off set in the rim, so there is an airtight seal.
Locate the spoke (call it #1) that is at the highest point of the wheel.
www.dansmc.com /spokewheels.htm   (1771 words)

 Spoke - Salesforce.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
We have been working with Spoke for over a year and have been impressed with their fast response to customer needs and our benefits from using their software.
Spoke’s newest sforce integration will allow us to quickly synchronize the opportunities in our salesforce.com account with Spoke’s relationship based selling tools.
The integrated solution of Spoke and salesforce.com is a perfect illustration of how new technologies are continuing to evolve complex business practices such as lead generation, marketing and sales – integrating the referral into sales processes in a highly scalable way.
www.salesforce.com /fr/partners/solution-reviews.jsp?id=a00300000001IdZAAU   (643 words)

 Reverse Spoke Illusion
When one analyses step-by-step the grey levels next to the spokes, there are two steps where any given spoke first merges with the preceding sector on one side, then with the succeeding sector.
Since in this transition the spoke’s identity is lost and thus it (seemingly) changes position, is it is seen as moving.
Since all spokes are grouped together, the entire spoke wheel is perceived as undergoing a continuous rotation.
www.michaelbach.de /ot/mot_spoke-illusion   (229 words)

 Bicycling - Wheelbuilding: check spoke tension using musical pitch
Due to the dishing of a rear wheel, the left spokes are under lower tension and have a lower musical pitch, if the same gauge and number of spokes are used on both sides of the wheel.
14-gauge plain-gauge spokes on the right and 14-16 gauge butted spokes on the left balance nicely; with this combination, spokes on both sides ring at approximately the same pitch, indicating that they are both carrying optimum tension.
The reason that thinner spokes on the left work better and last longer is that they are stretched by the same amount and have the same stiffness against lateral (side-to-side) motion of the rim as the thicker spokes on the right.
www.bikexprt.com /bicycle/tension.htm   (1022 words)

 Spoke Adjustment Tips for Motorcycles Information from Fasstco
Be sure to torque every fourth spoke so that you do not pull the wheel out of round.
Once you have all your spokes close to the torque range this will no longer be necessary.
To avoid having the nipples seizing on the spoke it's a good idea to pull the spoke nipples off one at a time and fill them with waterproof grease.
www.fasstco.com /html/spoke_tips.html   (380 words)

 SPOKE - Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A contrivance for fastening the wheel of a vehicle, to prevent it from turning in going down a hill.
{To put a spoke in one's wheel}, to thwart or obstruct one in the execution of some design.
{Spoking}.] To furnish with spokes, as a wheel.
www.hyperdictionary.com /dictionary/spoke   (118 words)

 Race Shop: Spoke-N-Word
Spoke maintenance is one of those tasks that you either know how to do or avoid at all costs.
Spokes should be checked periodically in order to keep your bike rolling the way it should.
The spokes in your wheel do not have reverse threads, and I can't tell you how many times I have seen someone thinking they are tightening a spoke, when they were actually loosening it.
www.transworldmotocross.com /mx/how_to/article/0,13190,443953,00.html   (1254 words)

 Spoke Software Announces Marketing Advisory Board
Spoke was founded by a team of experienced executives and technologists from a variety of top tier companies including EDS, Oracle, Sun, Siebel, Kana, Inktomi, Yahoo, Netscape, Peoplesoft and others.
Spoke's applications harness the power of relationships within the enterprise to increase deal velocity and win rates and drive top line revenue - in a complementary and additive way with conventional CRM and SFA solutions, leveraging their impact to the enterprise privately and securely.
Spoke is in pilot with a set of industry leading customers in manufacturing, high tech, financial and professional services, who are working with Spoke to improve their sales and deal execution.
quickstart.clari.net /qs_se/webnews/wed/cb/Bca-spoke-software.RQuk_DaS.html   (455 words)

 Experience a MediaSpace Spoke
New nodes on a spoke are not active or visible untill approved by the appropriate spoke manager.
This form may be used to comment or ask a question about the spoke and may also be used to request a password if you wish to participate or contribute to the spoke's theme.
Once your new spoke is approved you will receive e-mail with the passwords which will allow you to contribute and manage your new spoke.
collaboratory.nunet.net /neighborhood/spoketablelayout/spokelayout.html   (241 words)

 Spoke Calculator
This spoke length calculator can be used to figure out which lacing pattern to use, and how long the spokes will need to be.
If your spokes are listed in the spoke menus, you can choose them to load the data for those spokes.
For very short spokes, you may have to have a store cut spokes for you, but my advice is to order pre-cut spokes if you can find them.
www.appliedthought.com /danny/Spoke/SpokeCalculator.html   (1025 words)

 Spocalc, by Damon Rinard. A free Excel spoke length calculator.
(The change in spoke length is the same whether the rim moves relative to the hub, or the hub moves relative to the rim.) To do this, just change the left and right flange offsets by the rim offset.
Errors in spoke hole diameter contribute directly to errors in spoke length, but since the errors are usually so small (much less than 1 mm) they rarely make a significant difference in spoke length.
Also, it may seem obvious, but check to be sure you entered the correct number of spokes (N), and that you read the spoke length from the cell corresponding to the correct number of crosses.
www.damonrinard.com /spocalc.htm   (1551 words)

 EETimes.com - Press Release - Spoke Software Launches With Enterprise Applications
Spoke Enterprise Suite is designed to kill the cold call by delivering insight, influence and access from the relationship networks inherent in the enterprise.
Spoke Connect, the core of the Spoke product suite, is built on a foundation of user control and privacy and helps enterprises search relationship assets and apply them throughout the account development process.
Spoke Connect provides the ability to index relationship data without any manual key in of information, and provides the search and workflow capabilities that allow individual users to tap into the power of their extended network, enabling better management and visualization of the personal and professional networks linked by the system.
www.eetimes.com /showPressRelease.jhtml?articleID=112584   (897 words)

 Spoke Software Joins Siebel SMB Alliance Program as a Software Partner
With this announcement, Spoke Software is delivering enterprise-class relationship networking applications that enable SMBs to leverage who-knows-whom across their enterprise, as well as access contacts through Spoke's expansive central network of 24 million relationships, to drive top-line revenue and improve sales effectiveness.
Spoke's extensive central relationship network makes it ideally suited to the SMB market, since those companies require reach beyond the relationships held by individuals within their companies.
About Spoke Software Spoke Software, founded in June 2002, is the leader in enterprise relationship networking solutions that help sales people close more deals faster by discovering and leveraging their most valuable asset -- their extended relationship network.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/12-07-2004/0002588039&EDATE=   (1083 words)

 The Broken Spoke - Best Honky Tonk Music in Texas
A Member of the visiting Soviet delegation said Broken Spoke was their favorite event of the tour.
Also, after visiting the Broken Spoke, the Soviet delegation arrived back in Russia and democracy was restored two weeks later.
Among many of the famous visitors to Spoke (and we've had quite a few), the Queen of England's entourage stopped in to get a feel for what a true Texas Honky-Tonk was like.
www.brokenspokeaustintx.com   (285 words)

 Spoke 15 - Samekh - Help and Support   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Moving down Spoke 15 from Cycle 1 to Cycle 3, we find the full spiritual implications of this theme - enacted by Ezra in the history Israel - explained in the first chapter of the Book of James:
For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.
Each Spoke is governed by its corresponding Hebrew letter with the same elegant simplicity displayed here, resulting in the divine integration of the entire Bible with the 22 letters upon the eternal pattern of the Wheel.
www.biblewheel.com /Wheel/Spokes/samek.asp   (1090 words)

 Spoke Revs Hosted Enterprise Social Networking Application
Spoke Software Inc. is planning to release by June a hosted version of its enterprise applications that will increase the options for businesses wanting to hook into social networking, company officials said.
Spoke Accounts was one of the first enterprise applications the company launched in November and helps sales departments manage and monitor their accounts by analyzing connections.
Spoke does so both by having a public network, called the Spoke Network, and by offering applications for enterprise to create private networks of their extended relationships.
www.eweek.com /article2/0,4149,1542740,00.asp?kc=EWRSS03119TX1K0000594   (883 words)

 Configure a Hub-and-Spoke VPN Topology
Two spoke CE routers (CE1 and CE2), one connected to each spoke PE router.
Spoke Router CE1 announces its routes to spoke PE Router E. Router E installs the routes from CE1 into its VRF table.
Figure 18 illustrates how routes are distributed from this spoke router to the other spoke CE router, Router CE2.
www.juniper.net /techpubs/software/junos/junos55/swconfig55-vpns/html/vpnl3-examples11.html   (514 words)

 Page 2 - spoke pings when unlacing a wheel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
When spokes ping, it's not the nipple turning in the rim but the spoke turning in the
spokes merely produced a dished wheel with significant residual tension in the left spokes.
Is it the spoke being unscrewed that pings or are
www.cyclingforums.com /t-71997-15-2.html   (1122 words)

 MCBC - Spoke Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Through the Spoke Society, individuals providing significant financial commitment to the MCBC are recognized in unique ways.
Membership in the Spoke Society is on an annual basis each calendar year.
Invitation to the annual Spoke Society reception where you will have the opportunity to interact with other donors, board members, staff and special guests.
www.marinbike.org /Membership/SpokeSociety.htm   (516 words)

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