Bicycle Mechanics - Wheel Building... again
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I know there are a lot of questions about wheelbuilding so I'll make this quick. If I wanted to practice/have some fun building a wheel, would it be suitable to take apart an old wheel and just try building it together again? Or have the spokes been worn already? Thanks
That should be fine.
However, I wouldn't ride it. The spokes
are probably shot from all the tensioning/detensioning
and minute changes in the head from seating them.
02-15-03, 12:05 AM
One very good advice Sheldon Brown provides is to take your time. So unless you have an extra bike you can afford to loose for a week or so, you would be better practicing with a spare wheel.
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