Im in a pretty pissy mood at the moment, just got back from the lbs to get some spokes. I wanted the cheapest spokes and my total is $58. $1 a spoke cause they have to be custom cut. $10 to find out my rim's ERD, couldn't find it on the net, and then $10 to find my hub's demensions, that is where my question lies. My hub (rear) is the basic flip/flop hub from IRO, so I brought the specs from the IRO site w/ me to give to the guys there. THe specs were:
Rear Width from center to flange 31.0 mm
Flange diameter 62.0 mm
The guy that helped me said he doesn't trust those demensions. I told him I got them off the manufacture's website, and he said they are prob wrong. I know that is BS. He thinks that the axle is longer on one side, so the length from one of the flanges to the center is longer the the length of the other flange to the center. SO he charged me $10 to get the demensions. He said if they are right he wont charge me, but if they are off he will charge me. Has anyone built a wheel w/ this hub using the specs from their site? If he comes back w/ different measurments should I go along with it or protest?
And to make it all worse, I won't have my dang spokes till Wednesday night cause they have to get them cut at another one of there shops