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I'm thinking about learning how to lace my own wheels but I'm curious about spoke sizes. I have a few broken wheels that I'm not using that I'm going to use for experimenting and I'm wondering if I were to unlace a 2x laced wheel(or 3x, I'm still not exactly sure), would I be able to use the same spokes to lace it 1x?
     
March 2, 2012 11:27 PM
weetannggg
From: Los Angeles, Alhambra
19 posts
1 bike
you should not use the same spokes. you should use new ones. It always helps to use a spoke length calculator to help figure out the length spokes you need. There are a bunch that come up when you search "spoke calculator" on google.

There is specific methods for building wheels. Info on lacing wheels: http://sheldonbrown.com/wheelbuild.html...
     
March 4, 2012 03:07 PM
roz
From: Boston, MA
11 posts
5 bikes

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