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Old 04-16-18, 07:50 AM
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Turns out I love building wheels!

Probably 25 years from retirement , but I already managed to find my retirement hobby. I discovered I really, really enjoy building wheels. Admittedly the de-stressing was slightly terrifying the first time, but it quickly became a favorite.

This what I made
https://spoke13.com/2018/04/06/wheel...mano-105-hubs/

I'm really happy with the result, but I am also very sad the build is over. Now I need to find many more excuses to build wheels now
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Good for you. Building wheels is my least-favorite bicycle mechanic tasks.
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Originally Posted by prototoast View Post
Good for you. Building wheels is my least-favorite bicycle mechanic tasks.
Hand them over!
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Keep us updated on the durability of your build. If they hold up, I might need a set put together over here is San Leandro.


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I did a couple sets over the winter also but had my LBS true and tension, really enjoyed it! Here's what I did for my Hardrock with Diacomp high flange hubs (ebay)
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Old 04-18-18, 07:18 AM
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Keep us updated on the durability of your build. If they hold up, I might need a set put together over here is San Leandro.


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That would be awesome. I'll keep you posted.
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