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Old 09-01-12, 02:38 PM
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Originally Posted by JPMacG View Post
Mine (the OP) has 32 spokes. I expect it is a relatively low quality wheel - it is the original on a Giant FCR3. It has about 7000 miles with a total of 4 broken spokes over its lifetime.

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I would guess that your problem comes from a wheel that is not tensioned properly. The drive side spokes need at least 110kg of tension.
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