When you tighten a spoke, what happens to the other spokes in the wheel? Wheel truing can be a finicky and delicate task. But with a basic knowledge of the mechanics at play you can true your own wheels better than a robot.
It's overshadowed by Valentine's Day, but National Ferris Wheel day is a chance the celebrate our love for the enduring pleasure and intricate mechanics of large wheels.
Butted spokes are touted for their durability and weight savings. How do they work, and are they worth the extra cost?
Example calculations using the Bicycle Wheel Simulator