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Araya RM25

Old 04-28-22, 01:52 PM
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Araya RM25

I have a set of Araya RM25 wheels on my late 80ís Takara mountain bike.
The spokes are pretty rusted out so I looked on eBay for a replacement. They are going for near $200 for used ones.

Why are they so expensive? Just because they arenít made anymore?

The wheel itself is fine, anyone know somewhere I could get the spokes replaced?
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Any competent wheelbuilder could replace the spokes. But if they aren't breaking, and the wheels are staying true it's not urgent.
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They are expensive because on ebay you can ask whatever you want for an item. Remove a spoke, measure buy what you need and start replacing one at a time. I doubt a shop will relace both wheels for less than $200.

Do it yourself, or sand em & spray paint.
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