Re: [CR] question for wheelbuilders

(Example: Framebuilders)

Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 09:40:33 +0100
From: "M-gineering" <>
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Subject: Re: [CR] question for wheelbuilders

Wayne Davidson wrote:
> Hi all, I will be getting a Hi lo front wheel built up soon. The hub has
> been made from 2 hubs cut, steel sleeved and welded, so should be stong
> enough, but I'd still like to make sure its going to survive. In your
> opinion what spoke pattern would put less stress on the centre barrel of
> the hub, X2 or radial? These are my 2 preferred patterns, looking
> forward to some opinions. Also come to think of it, I also made a MAVIC
> sealed bearing hub without a barrel, it just has the 2 flanges, what
> spoke pattern would be best for that, if any may apply........wayne
> davidson in HOT Invers NZ............
> Unless you make a total mess of the spoke tensions or the orientation of the flanges it won't matter: the forces on the center will be in compression. 2X is friendlier on the flanges though

-- mvg

Marten Gerritsen
Kiel Windeweer