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Long/Custom spokes in Dublin

  • 27-09-2010 7:34pm
    Closed Accounts Posts: 2

    Hello all.
    I just moved here for school from Los Angeles and unfortunately I've already broken a few spokes on my rear wheel. They're just standard old 27" wheels but the spokes seem to be unusually long (around 306mm x 2mm). I've tried several bike stores in my area (Rathmines) and none have any longer than 300mm.
    My question is if anyone knows of a shop in the greater Dublin area that is likely to have a larger selection of spoke sizes or can cut and thread their own spoke blanks.
    Any help would be very much appreciated.


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,454 ✭✭✭mloc123

    Try euro cycles in town, south Frederick street. Cliff is usually pretty good at getting spokes in... Could take a while tho

  • Registered Users Posts: 155 ✭✭JMJR

    You might also try rothar near phibsboro,, as they usually have scrap wheels in that size. John

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,149 ✭✭✭Dr_Colossus

    I've got longer than standard spokes before in Cyclogical on the quays, I was told by another bike shop at the time that Cyclogical can thread and cut them to size but they were able to source the ones I needed from a box behind the counter. They just had them in black at the time but that didn't bother me.