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Does anyone build their own wheels anymore?

Old 06-21-20, 09:33 PM
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Originally Posted by tcs View Post
It was said that the late Harlan Meyers could spoke, true and tension a wheel in five minutes or less.

HiE, main
I would love to see that.
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Old 06-22-20, 07:25 PM
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For extra credit, how about building wheels with tubeless (no outer spoke holes) rims? One has to drop the nipples into the valve hole & maneuver them thru the spoke holes. Apparently it's not too hard to do but time-consuming, pros charge $10-$50 extra per wheel.

Anyway, with LBS's being a bit backed up with mech work, building one's own wheels might save time vs waiting for a pro to build.
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