Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - What spokes?
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
Search function down or I wouldn't bother you all...
Phil high flange single track 32 hole
velocity deep v
I think I determined the length will be 280
As for where to buy online.. yes nashbar I guess but is there anywhere that as a color selection perhaps?
If you were building this combo, cash limit 50 bucks, what would you chose for spokes?
04-17-07, 07:51 AM
Silver - Sapim Strongs ( http://www.sapim.be/index.php?st=products&sub=spokes&category=3960&id=3387&detail=butted )
Black DT Supercomp ( http://www.dtswiss.com/index.asp?fuseaction=spokes.bikedetail&id=5 )
But if the budget will stretch, go for Sapim CX-Rays.
For looks (and strength) the Pillar Heavy Duty Aeros are great ( http://www.pillarspoke.com/product.asp?num=2&cat=1&id=5&thisValue=7&r=8429 )
For colour (and if your budget will reeeeaaaalllly stretch) you could go for titanium Marwis ( http://www.marwiusa.com/default.aspx?taxid=34&cid=productview&bbid=4&pid=61 ).
Pillar also does a carbon spoke, which would make a pretty amazing looking wheel, but you might not be able to afford to eat for a few months while you pay them off. I know I couldn't afford them.
04-17-07, 08:51 AM
Spokes bought here, http://icyclesusa.com/, are amazingly cheap and the service is great. I just ordered from them.
04-17-07, 04:17 PM
what would you chose for spokes?
What I use for all my wheels - Sapim. And from ThorUSA.com
04-17-07, 04:26 PM
wheelbuilder.com sells Sapim as well, their CS is outstanding.
If you choose Sapim, price shop them - the pices vary quite a bit.
what do you guys think about ebay seller : childhood_dreams
I can get 64 spokes and nipples for 35.50 shipped.
04-18-07, 01:35 AM
I usually buy spokes from Odds and Endos (http://oddsandendos.safeshopper.com/20/cat20.htm?44). He has Wheelsmith double butted silver for $44.16 per 64 spokes, with nipples, and straight 14 ga. silver for $31.36 per 64, with nipples. Add $6.25 per order for shipping.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2013 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.