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daino149
July 10th 03, 07:17 AM
You missed one part John:


$15 to $40 for a rim
$15 to $20 for the spokes and nipples
$20 to $30 for labor
Tacoing your first rim: Priceless


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ajp529
July 10th 03, 08:51 PM
Ok I decided I am going to try and rebuild my wheel by using my cheapo
hub and a rim and spokes and stuff from my 20" BMX bike. Hmm this rim is
cheap! The tacoed one that is...

Alex


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john_childs
July 10th 03, 08:57 PM
ajp529 wrote:
> *Ok I decided I am going to try and rebuild my wheel by using my
> cheapo hub and a rim and spokes and stuff from my 20" BMX bike. Hmm
> this rim is cheap! The tacoed one that is...
>
> Alex *

You'll have to be careful with spoke length. You're probably not going
to be able to use the spokes from the 20" BMX wheel unless you get
really lucky and the flange on the BMX wheel is the same height as the
flange on the unicycle hub.


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ajp529
July 10th 03, 09:10 PM
ya thats what I figured. I just hope I get really lucky or I am going to
have to see how much new spokes would cost from the bike shop.

Alex


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Liam
July 10th 03, 10:08 PM
In article >,
(ajp529) wrote:

>
> I was riding around riverfront park after lifeguard classes yesterday. I
> had just mastered hopping up stairs when I thought I would try hopping
> down them. So I go over to about two steps and start hopping down them,
> well when I mastered that I figured I could do three. I hopped down
> three stairs about four or five times when all of a sudden when I land I
> feel this really squishy feeling like the wheel is squishing out of the
> rim. I didnt really notice that my wheel was tacoed until I started
> riding away and couldnt. My unicycle is a sun 24" I was wondering if it
> would be worth it to get a new rim and rebuild it or just trash it and
> save up for something better? I only payed $60 for it so its not that
> much of a loss.
>
> Alex
>
>
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evilewan
July 11th 03, 12:30 AM
if your just going to do more drops then you should think about getting
a non-cheapo unicycle.

if you re-build your wheel on the cheap you can always practice non
destructve skills untill you mannge to afford a heavy duty unicycle.


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