View Single Post
Old 03-18-21, 08:55 PM
  #5  
oldbobcat
Senior Member
 
oldbobcat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Boulder County, CO
Posts: 3,401

Bikes: '79 Gios, '80 Masi, '06 Felt, early '60s Frejus

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 146 Post(s)
Liked 106 Times in 78 Posts
Originally Posted by bmcer View Post
Update;

Despite the odd spoke hole pattern, these hubs laced up 2-cross like a normal hub. And the DT Swiss spoke calculator gives proper spoke lengths. Figuring out which hub hole the first spoke goes into if you want the label visible through the valve hole was a bit of a guessing game, but once I got that figured out, the wheel built up as usual.
I checked, using a hypothetical hub and rim, your direct approach against my roundabout one--same results. Learn something every day. Maybe it's time to build up those old Bontrager hubs in my bin.
oldbobcat is offline