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 ...