What length spokes to repair this wheel ?

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  1. NINETOE

    NINETOE New Member

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    ragdolldude Member

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    Whenever I broke spokes on a Roadmaster lightwt bike some 50+ years ago, I'd remove spoke and take to local bike shop. Take the entire spoke, the nipple end and the remainder of spoke through hub. OR contact the person who sold rim, and they may be able to tell you. Once you know, you'll know what to order online the next time you have a "spoke virus". 9 spokes at once?
     
  3. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    I have to concur with ragdolldude... Take out a unbroken spoke & take it to a local bicycle shop!!
    They'll not only tell you what size it is, but they'll also provide the replacements! ;)
     
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    NINETOE New Member

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    Thanks , all of the bike shops I called had no 12 gauge spokes LOL ! I guess Ill contact the seller and see what they can tell me .
     
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    Shops may not have stocked 12 gage spokes, but they could likely order them. OR, you may want to try some other shops that are in another city near you.
    Ragdolldude
     
  6. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    Spoke measurements are taken right under the 90° bend to the end of the threads. Pretty simple. If you need a visual, google "how to measure a spoke."

    Don't take this as fact, but I bet they're 10 5/8".
     
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    Yep copy that guys. Found a site that shows how to measure and sell for a buck apiece . Thanks
     

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