Passing the Scruitineer….

At the Ilkley Trial, the scruitineer rightly picked up on a few loose spokes in the rear wheel. This turned out to be more that just a few (lets say 40%…) and with the nipples being rusty and worn, simply tightening them wasn’t an option

Basically the wheels needed to be re-spoked. Mark mentioned that was a guy in Bedwas (near Caerphilly) who’d done some wheels for him, so I dropped them down their on the way to Cardiff for a meeting. Day later, got a phone call to say that the wheels had been done. 55 quid per wheel for the rebuild with heavy duty steel spokes.

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You can contact Gerald Pettit (no relation to Kevin) who did the work: 02920 861452. Excellent job.

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