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  1. kahunacohen
    2015-05-04 03:18 AM
    kahunacohen
    Hi jtrops, thanks for all your help with wheel building. I've now built a number of them, and even recently went back and rebuilt the first one that I built. That wheel is now about as perfect as possible. I mean it is nice. Very even tension, high tension. A great wheel.

    I just took on a project though for a friend. It's a 26" bike rim that's out of true. I've gotten good at building wheels from scratch, but not so much old wheels. Do you suggest I simply loosen all the spokes to almost no tension and true as if it's a new wheel? That would give me a baseline.
  2. kahunacohen
    2015-02-02 05:28 PM
    kahunacohen
    Hey jtrops, I'm rebuilding a wheel, but a nipple got stripped under and on top, so no way to get it off without cutting the spoke. Will cutting the spoke with a cutter under tension hurt the rim?
  3. delta 224
    2010-12-04 04:33 PM
    delta 224
    jtrops i was wondering if you could send the tire
  4. delta 224
    2010-12-03 11:41 PM
    delta 224
    thanks im building a 36 out of scavenged parts from various friends n' people on unicyclist. i got a frame and now i need the tire, wheelset, and seat. its about 400 bucks cheaper than buying a nimbus nightrider!
  5. delta 224
    2010-12-03 09:48 PM
    delta 224
    hi jtrops i sent you a pm

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    "A properly ridden unicycle is like an object in orbit: constantly falling but never landing." -Diogenes

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