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Spoke supply

Dave Kirkpatrick Behind the Curtain Bicycle Biz Economics business spokes tech Wheel building

Spoke supply

Looking around at wheel supply throughout the industry, 6 to 8 weeks lead time is very common these days. Whether this is more driven by component shortages or production's inability to meet demand, I can't say. We've certainly got some builds taking their sweet time to get out because of component shortages, as the quickest any of our primary hub options gets to us these days is ~5 weeks from our. Our pivot to going heavy on black White Industries hubs for QuickShip™ builds has helped a ton, and in many cases we're able to deliver much more quickly than...

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How to build a wheel part 1: lacing and initial tension

Dave Kirkpatrick How To Wheel building

How to build a wheel part 1: lacing and initial tension

Lights, camera, wheel lacing. Get out your popcorn (seriously - this thing is almost feature length) and enjoy.

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