How To: Build a rear road bike wheel

Build a rear road bike wheel

How to Build a rear road bike wheel

Building your own bike can be an exhilarating and fun experience for anyone, even the most novice of craftsmen. With this tutorial you can learn to start building the rear wheel of a bicycle. He shows you websites to help you calculate exactly how long your spokes need to be for the wheel, where to find measurements on the skeleton of the wheel itself, and clarifies any confusing terminology that you might not be familiar with. After you have all your measurements for both sides of the wheel (because the spoke lengths are different for each side) you're ready to purchase your spokes and start creating your very own bike tire. Get started on a new skill in just a few minutes!

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