Wheel Building Basic Course

$359.00

At the end of the course, each student will be able to finish building a wheel on their own.

Note: the wheel you build during the course can be kept to yourself at an additional $60

Duration: 1 day

  • 30-OCT-2021 SAT
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Course Outline

Introduction to wheel building

  • Get to know the wheel building tools
  • Correctly use the tools (truing stand, spoke wrench, tensiometer, etc.)
  • How to select wheel components
  • Five attributes of a well-built wheel
  • Custom built Vs. Famous branded wheels

Wheel lacing & Truing

  • Learn Building technique
  • Create same starting pointLacing the wheel with correct orientation
  • Pre-setting the spoke bendsLubricating the spoke thread and nipple/rim interface
  • Stress relieving
  • Lateral trueness
  • Radial trueness
  • Dishing the wheel
  • Tensioning the wheel, balancing tensionPreventing spoke windups/twists

Different lacing patterns

  • Rim brake wheel
  • Radial

A 32 hole rim with J-bend spokes and external nipples will be used throughout the basic course)

Note: the wheel you build during the course can be kept to yourself at an additional $60

Available Date

23-OCT-2021 SAT, 30-OCT-2021 SAT

Brand

Wheel Society

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