lacing a fly rim

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5/2/2008 8:10 AM

is lacin a fly rim the same as a normal wheel but cross laced and do u use the same size spokes

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5/2/2008 9:52 AM
Edited Date/Time: 4/14/2016 4:09 PM

Cross lacing them will affect the length about 1mm. (no big deal) I usually get spokes a couple mm short of the calculations anyway.

I think it makes a stronger rim though, and is one of the best things about fly rims.

This is the best spoke calculator I've found: http://www.wheelpro.co.uk/spokecalc/
If you aren't able to take accurate measurements, it might be easier to call up danscomp or have someone at your local shop figure it out for you.

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