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Replacing a bent spoke

Old 06-10-07, 10:05 AM
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Replacing a bent spoke

I have a set of Vuelta XRP Pro wheels. On the rear wheel 1 spoke is bent due to chain breaking.


I wonder if I can replace the spoke and still have wheels just as strong and just as balanced? I don't have a spoke torque tool.
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Yeah, it's not too hard to do. I'm thinking that once you remove your cassette you'll find that you have more than 1 spoke to replace. Finding the exact, right replacement spokes may be the most difficult part of the project.
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