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Old 05-28-07, 01:13 AM
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Obviously, the more spokes you have, the stronger the wheel will be... assuming the spoke tension is correct. If you're overweight or just a heavy dude, I'd recommend 36 spokes. The "typical" bike has 32 in the back at least. A radial laced wheel will typically have 28.
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