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Motorcycle Wheel Lacing For Hub Spokes and Rim


Vintage Disc Brake Hub and Spokes

Spokes On a Vintage Disc Brake Hub

Motorcycle Wheel lacing and truing are two procedures that I had to teach myself how to do many years ago. Next to engine building, I enjoy wheel lacing and truing more than any other rebuild.

Sooner or later, most of you will want to change your wheel color, have your rims re-chromed, powder coated, or to simply replace the broken/bent spokes like we’re doing on our Yamaha TTR225 project bike. Spoke lacing and truing are easy if you’ll break it down into 4 Basic Steps. The spider webs and confusing intersections get crystal clear if you’ll apply these simple rules.
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