Trek Fx 7.3, 1 year old, 1900 miles 3 days short of my 1 year bike purchase anniversary I discovered some broken spokes on the rear wheel. The bike shop gave me a new wheel they had in the shop, an ...
I built my first set of wheels and measured the spoke tension when I finished. They were all uniformly tense at about 100kg of force. Once I put the tire on, that measurement went down a little, to ...
Can you get spokes cut to length for replacement use in run-of-the-mill bikes, e.g. one with an older 26 x 1 3/8 wheel where there is not likely to be a standard size in the 'DT Swiss' range? Does ...
Last summer I was on tour with my Trek 520 when my rear rim cracked. I found a bike shop, and they rebuilt the wheel with a new rim. Recently I noticed the wheel was off center relative to the frame ...
Some properties: it is good to have it plastic so it won't break the inner tire it is size is about 10cm*2cm*0.5cm at maximum, a small thing you will attach them to spokes so you can change tire you ...
A few weeks ago, the derailer on my touring bike caught on the chain and ripped itself off the frame. (See the link below for more info on the incident.) The spoke protector was cracked in half by ...