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Old 03-03-20, 01:23 PM
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More important than the number of spokes is how much tension they have and how even the tension is. My bet is the spoke broke right at the nipple bend. If the spokes flex easily when you try to squeeze two parallel spokes together, you might benefit from an extra turn on each nipple.
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