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How to assembly bicycle wheels

  1. - Place rim on pre-assemble support tool ( if you are an individual user do not need this tool.
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  2.  Place hub on pre-assemble support tool
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  3. Put some grease on head of spoke
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  4. Insert the first 10 spokes (This is  20holes front hub) through upper hub holes. Remember to put some grease on each  spoke head.
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  5. Insert an spoke from inside rim spoke hole to outside rim spoke hole.
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  6.  Thread a nipple on end side spoke
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  7. Place nipple on inside rim hole.
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  8. Place nipple tool on outside hole to avoid loose nipple inside the rim.
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  9. Remove the spoke used before.
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  10. Place j-bend spoke on nipple
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  11. Repeat steps other spokes  1 by 1 .
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  12. Turn the Wheel and insert other spokes .
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  13. Screw all nipples until you can see only 1 thread wire on each nipple.
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  14. Prepare tools for truing and dishing process.
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  15. Put front Wheel on truing stand, screw each nipple 1 by 1 (not skip any nipples). not more than ¼ turn each time.  Until you don't feel spokes loose.
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  16. Adjust wheel flatness .tight or relase nipple 1 by 1 . When the rim is close to the left side, tight right nipple ( ¼ turn) and  release the left side nipple  ( ¼ turn) .(do not keep turn 1 nipple until the left and right distances are balanced. it will let you hard to made the rim's roundness) , the correct ways is check next one, after you check all nipple you will find the when is more flatness than before!
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  17. Use the center arch tool to check the rim will be in center of hub
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  18. Get spoke tension according spokes and rim type. Follow rim manufacturer values. 
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  19. Adjust wheel roundness,tight or relase nipple   ( 1/8 turn) , 1 by 1 . you can check with dial gage  .standard < 20.
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  20. To release stress tension on spokes due to truing process, proceed to bend with hands each two spokes.  

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  21. Finally apply a force (60kg) on hub. First one side. Turn the Wheel and place again on bench Wheel support. Aplly again a force on the other hub side, and second the other side. 

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  22. Chen the flatness and roundness again, Wheel is now ready for packing.