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8/16/2010 2:32 PM

best spokes/ favorite spokes whatever
gonna build a new front wheel and wanna know which spokes i should go with

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8/16/2010 2:35 PM

spokes are spokes unless your gay and get ti

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8/16/2010 2:37 PM

hmm i thought so, i would never get ti. i was just wondering cuz my primo spoke on my rear always come loose and i dont know how to ture so i dont wanna have to go to the bike shop to have it trued alot

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8/16/2010 2:37 PM

come the fuck on there spokes.

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8/16/2010 2:47 PM

Any 14G spokes

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8/16/2010 3:19 PM

What's all this double butted shit I'm hearing about?

I just get spokes depending on what colour I want and as long as they're from a dependable company

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8/16/2010 3:22 PM

gonzo311 wrote:

hmm i thought so, i would never get ti. i was just wondering cuz my primo spoke on my rear always come loose and i dont know how to ture so i dont wanna have to go to the bike shop to have it trued alot

when you get a new wheel/spokes you have to break them in, then get it trued again and its solid

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8/16/2010 3:34 PM

Primo 14g

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8/16/2010 3:41 PM

i have my wheel trued twice and it still comes loose pretty easy, im probably rough on the rear wheel though. i was just asking because my friends wheel that he has had all summer hasnt come loose at all.

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8/16/2010 3:59 PM

gstring02 wrote:

Primo 14g

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8/16/2010 4:02 PM

yall niggas is stupid, best spokes are the shadow triple butted!
normal at the end with the nipples, skinny in the middle for weight, thick near the hub for life

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8/16/2010 4:16 PM

when i get custom wheels, i always use odyssey spokes
i've only ever broken 1 odyssey spoke
and the only wheels i've ever had have had odyssey spokes.

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11/29/2010 4:37 PM

SEANimal757 wrote:

yall niggas is stupid, best spokes are the shadow triple butted!
normal at the end with the nipples, skinny in the middle for weight, thick near the hub for life

yep...

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11/29/2010 4:49 PM

SEANimal757 wrote:

yall niggas is stupid, best spokes are the shadow triple butted!
normal at the end with the nipples, skinny in the middle for weight, thick near the hub for life

flyrider wrote:

yep...

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3/4/2014 8:23 PM

carjakester wrote:

spokes are spokes unless your gay and get ti

That's bull crap because I use ti and haven't had a bent spoke in two years of trail riding

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3/4/2014 8:24 PM

Rileyqreed@gmail.com wrote:

That's bull crap because I use ti and haven't had a bent spoke in two years of trail riding

Did it take you 3 & a half years for your dumb brain to figure out how to post that? Old thread you dipshit

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3/4/2014 9:43 PM

Any spokes that dont rust

dkTechEthan

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3/4/2014 9:51 PM

Majestic_Muffin wrote:

Any spokes that dont rust

i'd be all in for stainless steel spokes. but that'd be expensive.

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3/4/2014 9:59 PM

dkTechEthan wrote:

i'd be all in for stainless steel spokes. but that'd be expensive.

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3/4/2014 10:51 PM

dkTechEthan wrote:

i'd be all in for stainless steel spokes. but that'd be expensive.

I'm with Sunday. I always get stainless USA made spokes from albes. Needed 96 of them on my last wheel set.think it cost $40 shipped to my door.

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3/5/2014 6:16 AM

carjakester wrote:

spokes are spokes unless your gay and get ti

Rileyqreed@gmail.com wrote:

That's bull crap because I use ti and haven't had a bent spoke in two years of trail riding

sundaybmxRR wrote:

Did it take you 3 & a half years for your dumb brain to figure out how to post that? Old thread you dipshit

Aparebtaly yes

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3/5/2014 10:16 AM

carjakester wrote:

spokes are spokes unless your gay and get ti

Rileyqreed@gmail.com wrote:

That's bull crap because I use ti and haven't had a bent spoke in two years of trail riding

Ti spokes are unlikely to bend, you're right. It's the high risk of them snapping that I'd worry about.

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3/5/2014 10:32 AM

Majestic_Muffin wrote:

Any spokes that dont rust

dkTechEthan wrote:

i'd be all in for stainless steel spokes. but that'd be expensive.

Cheapest ones on the market.
https://www.danscomp.com/products/435905/Sapim_Stainless_14G_Spoke.html




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3/5/2014 11:00 AM

DT swiss are one one of the best .

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