I love to build wheels. It is pretty freaking easy. I always offer the service to people. Since I left the bike shops, I estimate that I have built 3 or 5 sets a year for people. Not nearly enough.
or, as I like to say, the book about how not to build a wheel.
This is a great little book. It has been around for almost 30 years and yet is still relevant. It gives you the basics, and that is all you need. But what do I care? I just like to build them.
Right now Hammah is having some built. I have been messing around for weeks with them. Spoke length calculation was eluding me. That and it is hot in the shop.
I hope they work.
shoes. sidi. they are still pretty comfy. a little drafty in the toebox area. seems a shame to let them go.
I requested that my Brother Walter in Missoula, MT send me a box of this stuff. I have heard good things and need to try it out.
Lately, I have taken (as you may have noted earlier) a hankering to
for what reason? I don’t know. Seems more palatable when it is 105 at 5 in the afternoon I guess? The only time I use it is on the ThnR’s. I may have to go back to the flask for improved control though.
It may have to wait until it gets a bit cooler.