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Old 10-23-14, 10:11 AM
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saying hi from elgin IL

I'm new here I joined this site to see if there's anyone that can help me figure out how to spoke my 40 hole sturmey archer three speed drum brake AB hub into a 24" x 2.125 rim. I tried to read the sheldon article on alternate spokeing patterns and am not really understanding what I need to do. What kind of rims do I need to find 24,28, 32 hole,or is 36 possible? I have no idea 24 and 28 doesn't seem enough. 32 all I could find is horse cart wheels. 36 I thought I read 18 different sized spokes. What would be best? And what would be the best pattern for a drum brake? And how do I calculate the spoke lengths? I'm in over my head. And new to this forum thing to but it seems to be the only way to get help with this.
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