Nothing wrong with any of the major spoke manufacturers pillar inclusive. The problem is reusing spokes, they are fatigued so will break if re-laced into a new rim
Personally I will never reuse spokes as I know I’ll have to build it again Properly shortly in future
Hope that helps
Postierich. Drop me some photos on Facebook Or email and I’ll try and understand.
The endcaps and axle are made with a 12mm fancy drill from Germany and will be bang on 12mm and straight. Your axle should be 11.90-11.95mm and drop straight through. If it doesn’t it’s bent.
I’ve seen a lot of brands drill axles from both sides to save money b…[Read more]
As you ask yes as we design our hubs and manufacture them all in-house, so we have lots of everything. When we make a new version we try our hardest to make it reverse compatible. When it’s impossible we usually have extremely generous offers to upgrade.
It’s the main reason why I sacked off taiwan made parts. They just kept changing things wit…[Read more]
V3s are basically the same hub but without the hugely expensive SKF bearings. The high fill ones are pretty good but obviously not as sexy. 3pawls for half the engagement and the odd bit of detail machining deleted. Same seals and basic components as the expensive one.
But actually a lot of the cost difference is stepping up the production…[Read more]