I have a commuting bike I've had for a few years, and as long as I've had it it's frequently broken spokes on the front wheel. Eventually I got sick of replacing them, put it down to a bad wheel, and ...
I have built a number of wheelsets and always struggle to get the hub logotype "upwards" and faces the valve hole in my rim, so that it aligns with the tire logo. Instead of getting it right the ...
I'm working on my first coaster project with an old 700c frame which I want to make really clean using an Espresso Coaster Hub. http://www.espressowheels.com/griptape.html Rear black coaster brake ...
I have bought the NOVATEC GOLD PISTA hubs (http://novatecusa.net/project/a166sbt-rh/) and the H PLUS SON SL42 rims (http://hplusson.com/products/SL42) with 32 spokes. Someone know how does long I must ...
Most hub manufacturers forbid lacing spokes radially, mostly because there is less material in the radial direction away from a flange hole than in the standard 3-cross, tangential lacing. (UPDATE: ...
It seems conventional wisdom says to alternate inward vs outward spoke heads going around the flange when lacing a wheel, like this: However, I'm wondering what the reason for this is, and if it ...
I'm in the planning stage of building a new bike. This will be a light road bike for city runs and transport. For racing I have other bikes. I'd like to build the bike from ground up by assembling ...