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    Senior Member Laserman's Avatar
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    Did someone say "I need more spokes"?

    Saw this bike in the window of Al Petri & Sons bike shop in Lincoln Park and thought I would share with others who have spoke envy.

    Set phasers to butt-whup!

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    Can you even get a spoke wrench in there to true it, should things go awry?
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    that is one sweet bike though!!!

    all the lil ghetto cruisers you see that is a really clean one!!!

    schwag fo sho!
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    Beautiful... but an absolute pain to build.

    Once built these wheels don't go out of true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    Once built these wheels don't go out of true.
    Lordy, I sure hope not. They look horrible to build, but awesome on the bike.

    At what point do you give up on adding more spokes and just go with a CNC'd polished disc like a motorcycle?
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    Doesn't the drive wheel need at least some semi-tangential spokes to transfer torque?

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    I think the bike propels itself off cool factor.
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