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Old 05-26-07, 12:43 AM   #1
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Hey wheel builders!

So I need to buy spokes for a wheel, Im lacing a formula to a mavic cxp22. And seeing as how its one of the most common set ups around, I was wondering of any one new off hand what length I need.
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Old 05-26-07, 12:54 AM   #2
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i just went through this, it's a pain in the ass. take it to a shop and have them measure your components, write it down and throw it into one of the many online calulators.

http://www.bikeschool.com/spokes/
http://www.wheelpro.co.uk/spokecalc/
http://www.recumbents.com/wisil/spokes!.asp
http://www.dtswiss.com/index.asp?fus...category.bikes

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Old 05-26-07, 01:29 AM   #3
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ERD is 599. Spokulator says 284 for 36 3x, 288 for 32 3x.
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but are they high flange or low flange formulas and how many crosses does he actually want want?
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check the spocalc database, i bet they are all there http://www.damonrinard.com/spocalc.htm
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Sorry guys, they are high flange and it will be 3X, and thanks for the links, I didnt know there was anything like that
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