Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Columbus, OH
Bikes: '08 Surly Cross-Check, 2011 Redline Conquest Pro, 2012 Spesh FSR Comp EVO, 2015 Trek Domane 6.2 disc
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Is there a way for me to replace a rear spoke with out removing my cassette?
Only break non-drive-side spokes.
I don't have the tools take it off.
A cassette lockring tool is under $10 and a worthwhile investment, not only for fixing spokes, but for changing out cassettes and general maintenance. That, and an old length of chain and you're set.
EDIT: Got the rim tape off.
Er... how do I get my rim tape off? I don't cut it, do I?
If it's the kind you have to cut, then yes; you cut it and replace it with the good stuff. Those plastic and/or rubber rim strips are horrible. They have a tendency to slip around and expose the spoke holes, subjecting you to flat tires seemingly from out of nowhere.
Spend the $4.00 on a roll of Velox cloth rim tape and you won't regret it.