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    twisted spoke wheel build

    does anyone know where to get twisted spoke wheels built in the Northwest? I have some rims and hubs and like the look.

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    Where do you live????
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    I'll give it a go. ship 'em over. I need 3X plus 10mm length spokes.
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    Asking where you can get a twisted spoke wheel built is like asking where you can buy a tallbike...
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    But you can buy a tall bike at a lbs near me...LOL
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    Canadians. . .
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    Ha! Thats right, unlike you americans we have places you can but a Tall bike...But im not sure if thats a good thing.
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    We have places you can hire lawyers instead. That's definitely a bad thing.
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    we also have places where you can buy individualized medical care...

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    which most people cant
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    Quote Originally Posted by peugotpigeon View Post
    which most people cant

    any decent wheel builder should be able to tackle this project. it isn't hard. In fact, you can twist the spokes currently on your wheel one time provided they aren't too short. In my '90's BMX days I twisted spokes on tons of the wheels I built. 4 twists on a 20" wheel was tough.

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    If you do get one made, be sure to post pics of the finished product. I've really been thinking of doing this for my townie SS.
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    The fact is that most peoples sense of what rides well is easily overcome by their sense of what looks cool.

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    twisted-spoke front wheels can be great... although I found a four twist reeked-havoc on my sealed-bearing front hub over regular use on the streets of Boston (that was also with a CXP rim, that may or may not have played a role).

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    I can buy a tall bike at the co-op in my town and I can get medical care

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