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Broken spoke in a velomax(4 posts)

Broken spoke in a velomaxrjarrell
Aug 9, 2003 2:15 PM
Does anyone have info about removing a broken spoke in a velomax wheel.
http://kittyhawkfreepress.com/bicycle.htm
RJ
re: Broken spoke in a velomaxcarpe_podium
Aug 9, 2003 2:23 PM
This happened to me. Buy a really small drill bit. The ones that are numbered(like number 4), not dimensioned (like 1/16"). Drill right in the middle of the broken spoke. Then buy the next two larger drill bits and "gently hammer" (technical term) the bit that is one size larger into the spoke. and try to back it out by turning the bit with vise grips or pliers. You may have to repeat the process with the next bigger bit. It worked for me.
re: Broken spoke in a velomaxcurlybike
Aug 10, 2003 7:29 AM
go to the website
http://www.velomax.com
you will find help there
REplaced one todaycurlybike
Aug 10, 2003 6:38 PM
I used the methods described at their site and had no problem.