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Originally Posted by EivlEvo View Post
Why would you bother risking it ...

I repeat again anybody have any data, hell any anecdotes, to support a claim that there is substantial risk of catastrophic failure riding a 32 spoke wheel down one spoke?

And the answer to why you would press on, 1) try to win the race, 2) finish what you started.

I'm willing to be educated here, but in my experience I have just not found one broke spoke on a conventional wheel to be the harbinger of immediate catastraphocic failure.
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