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#376 2018-02-27 4:44pm

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#377 2018-03-04 6:12am

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This is a great post. Thanks

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#378 2018-03-04 10:52am

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That's only my 4th set so far. Happy for any insight you may have.


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#379 2018-11-06 2:47pm

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For all you Araya Aero people out there, just adding to the info, sorry if its' already here somewhere, haven't the time to search thru whole thread...
This is what worked for me -

20" Araya Aero's
Shimano DX High Flange Sealed Hubs (1983 i think?)
188mm Spokes
12mm nips
4 cross

Only thing i got wrong was not getting the hub stampings in line with valve hole, thought i had it sorted at the start but ended up at exactly 90 degrees offset, not the end of the world...

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#380 2018-11-06 3:14pm

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#381 2018-11-09 1:44pm

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Araya 7X 26”
Suntour Coaster brake
Laced 3X
262 MM


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#382 2018-11-09 5:20pm

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Coco wrote:

I find the lacing method in this thread more difficult than what I do, but I've been lacing my own wheels for 20 years now. I do one side with every second spoke, then flip and repeat. Rotate spokes by turning the hub, and then finish lacing both sides and onto truing and tensioning. I only have to bend spokes into place on the last two steps.

I think it is great that a lot of you guys took the leap and tried lacing your own wheels. Once you do, you will always build your own wheels since it is very easy to do.

Good stuff lads and well done.

This sounds like what I do. But I taught myself and don't know if it's right. lol

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#383 2019-07-31 8:08pm

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If anyone is restoring Peregrine wheels I saw that the Peregrine brand is back in 2019! They have some restoration decals available on www.teelbikes.com. I’m excited to see what comes next.


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#384 2019-07-31 9:38pm

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twotonezed wrote:

If anyone is restoring Peregrine wheels I saw that the Peregrine brand is back in 2019! They have some restoration decals available on www.teelbikes.com. I’m excited to see what comes next.

cool

http://www.teelbikes.com/
Link fixed, not sure why the site does that...


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#385 2020-06-28 5:33pm

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#386 2020-06-28 9:16pm

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#387 2020-06-28 10:16pm

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#388 2020-09-16 10:27am

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For an exp builder, how long would it take to lace a set of wheels?

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#389 2020-09-16 10:35am

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I’m not an expert and it takes me about 30-45 min Per wheel start to finish. I’m very careful not to scratch the rim, and lube all the spokes. An “expert” could probably cut that in half.

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#390 2020-09-16 10:57am

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Vert Ripper wrote:

I’m not an expert and it takes me about 30-45 min Per wheel start to finish. I’m very careful not to scratch the rim, and lube all the spokes. An “expert” could probably cut that in half.

cool It's something I'd like to learn.

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#391 2020-09-16 11:30am

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smokeyrust wrote:

Vert Ripper wrote:

I’m not an expert and it takes me about 30-45 min Per wheel start to finish. I’m very careful not to scratch the rim, and lube all the spokes. An “expert” could probably cut that in half.

cool It's something I'd like to learn.

It’s not difficult. Getting started on your first set will take a little time and focus, but once you’re familiar, it’s not difficult at all. Just follow the steps in this thread and you’re golden.

I haven’t learned to true yet. Been meaning to buy a stand and start teaching myself.


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#392 2020-09-17 3:02pm

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Laced my first set when I built my scrambler. Found 2 nice vids on YouTube. One for lacing, one for truing without a stand. Not sure if they allow posting links to videos on this forum...https://s3.amazonaws.com/uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/248286/20200719_130519_copy_846x8465f63dccece.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/248286/20200719_142233_copy_846x8465f63dcce58.jpg


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#393 2020-09-17 3:10pm

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Boston Butcher wrote:

Laced my first set when I built my scrambler. Found 2 nice vids on YouTube. One for lacing, one for truing without a stand. Not sure if they allow posting links to videos on this forum...https://s3.amazonaws.com/uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … dccece.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … dcce58.jpg

Nice. Links are welcomed big_smile

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#394 2020-09-17 3:22pm

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Both of these videos keep things real simple...

https://youtu.be/mIU6mi0K4Y4

https://youtu.be/eok2JUnVULs


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#395 2020-09-17 4:20pm

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Boston Butcher wrote:

Laced my first set when I built my scrambler. Found 2 nice vids on YouTube. One for lacing, one for truing without a stand. Not sure if they allow posting links to videos on this forum...https://s3.amazonaws.com/uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … dccece.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … dcce58.jpg

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#396 2021-06-11 6:19pm

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