Thanks, I will have a look. That seems like a great price.
I found this today and have provided a link. I think you could spend a day looking around.
There is even a bicycle generator for a light and the generator never touches your tire.
I'm not sure if this spoke idea would make it stronger and it looks like it would take hours to make:
Twisted Spoke Bicycle Wheel Lacing - flowers! - Instructables - DIY, How To, art, ride
This is very interesting as well..who would have known you should not use a magnet on ball bearings as they magnetize and "draw" metel bits?
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