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    Default BMW cross spoke wheels

    There I was yesterday, dreading having to build one, having read all the tales of how difficult they were. Anyway, I cracked on with the mindset that even if it doesn't work at least it's assembled.

    Checked it this evening, and stap me vittles, if it's not within tolerance in all three variables.

    I'll not do that again, so I can keep a perfect track record
    Last edited by cheb; 12-01-17 at 17:09. Reason: Typo, perfect, not prefect.


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    Default Re: BMW cross spoke wheels

    Good effort....I know of a few wheel builders who wont touch them as they are..and I quote "Fookin' shite"
    tho that could have been the quality he was referring to ??

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    Default Re: BMW cross spoke wheels

    Good concept, tubeless tyres on a spoked rim, the ability to replace spokes without having to remove the tyre.

    The quality of mine is good, it's not new BMW rubbish.

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    Default Re: BMW cross spoke wheels

    You could have taken a picture or two!

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    Default Re: BMW cross spoke wheels

    Imagine a wheel on a bench, but with fewer spokes.

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    Default Re: BMW cross spoke wheels

    Quote Originally Posted by cheb View Post
    Imagine a wheel on a bench, but with fewer spokes.
    Then imagine it with all the spokes ....done

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheb View Post
    Good concept, tubeless tyres on a spoked rim, the ability to replace spokes without having to remove the tyre.

    The quality of mine is good, it's not new BMW rubbish.
    Ahhh yes. the lottery that is modern BMW paint quality..........
    I'm lucky, my bike appears (so far) to have been built and painted right.....
    theres many that arent and for the cost of the bloody things thats crap !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Funners View Post
    Ahhh yes. the lottery that is modern BMW paint quality..........
    I'm lucky, my bike appears (so far) to have been built and painted right.....
    theres many that arent and for the cost of the bloody things thats crap !
    Yours is mollycoddled and never comes out of the garage tho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adam View Post
    Yours is mollycoddled and never comes out of the garage tho.
    Of course not deary.......

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    Default Re: BMW cross spoke wheels

    Mine's H reg and was left outside up here for 18+ months. It's in surprisingly good condition considering.

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