Bicycle Mechanics - So I am building a wheel
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12-11-06, 09:45 PM
This isn't the "How do I build a wheel" thread. I was wondering where the cheapest place to get a chris king singlespeed hub and front hub at on the net was and what rim I should lace it with? What gauge spokes should I use? This is going to be a 24" dirt jumping rear wheel and 26" front.
12-11-06, 09:58 PM
Also, do you need a tool to get to the bearings of an american BB? If so, how would you go about getting it out?
12-12-06, 07:56 AM
Your web search is as good as mine for prices, but I'd be sure to check http://www.pricepoint.com, http://www.airbomb.com, and http://www.bikeman.com in addition to whatever http://www.froogle.com shows you.
For the rim, I'd probably go with a Velocity Aeroheat. Strong, well made, and priced fairly: http://www.velocitywheels.com/default.asp?contentID=604
You can see some good rim prices here:
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