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Old 01-26-10, 05:07 AM   #1
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any Clydesdale's outhere riding a stumpjumper?

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noticed i popped a back spoke on my stumpjumper..the rims are Custom DT Swiss X420SL, 24mm w/ eyelets, 28/32h.the rear hub is a Custom Shimano M525 SL, alloy QR, 32h.
spokes are DT Swiss 1.8mm stainless.. i weight 280 and if i am to heavy for them i need to look into something else..
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Old 01-26-10, 09:29 AM   #2
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That's cool that you can poop spokes. I suggest pooping out 32 spokes that are maybe 14/15/14 double butted and rebuilding your rear wheel with those. Also, for a better analysis, where specifically did the spoke break?

Most road bikes come with 14g spokes standard. I have no idea why so many mountain bikes are spec'ed with 15g.
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