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Pandora's Box = OPEN (loosened all my spokes)

Old 07-03-11, 10:38 PM
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Pandora's Box = OPEN (loosened all my spokes)

So my wheel went out of "true" and a few spokes broke. In my wisdom, I replaced some and loosened ALL the spokes - and now I can't get it back to true. It's like a rubiks cube
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You have 3 choices;

1. Learn how to replace & tension spokes **
2. Take your wheel to an LBS and have them straighten & tension it.
3. Replace the wheel.

** https://www.sheldonbrown.com/tooltips/truing.html (about half way down the page)
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I would look up videos on how to build a wheel. Start by unthreading the spokes and counting the number of turns when you rethread them. At least that way you have a chance if all your spokes have the same length when you assemble it.
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