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will 28 x3 wheel look weird?(5 posts)

will 28 x3 wheel look weird?cyclopathic
Jun 11, 2002 10:54 AM
I am building a beater wheelset and x3 would let me use same spokes front/rear drive/non..
why? just a few things less to carry on long rides.
re: will 28 x3 wheel look weird?Gregory Taylor
Jun 11, 2002 11:10 AM
Oops. Sorry.Gregory Taylor
Jun 11, 2002 11:13 AM
Synapse misfire.

Hey, it's a beater wheel. Give it a try. My only question is can you get 3x with only 28 spokes? Time to fire up Spokecalc...
I have a set on my 'crosser, they look fine. I OTH.....nmMB1
Jun 11, 2002 12:01 PM
Should just barely work.the dad
Jun 11, 2002 12:05 PM
The issue is, with that many crosses, the spokes are at such a tangent that they partially block the adjacent spoke holes. I think cross 2 works better with 28 spokes.