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    changing colours on spinergy lx

    hi
    i have a set of yellow spinergy lx. im in the frame of mind where i think i might like to change the colour - can i buy those spare spokes they have at sportaid? would i need to get a bike shop guy to install them? and the important one, does he have to know what hes doing?
    amy

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    Gonna have to true the wheels after though, probably better to take it to a bike shop.
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    yup, you can buy spares & swap them in - they're not cheap when you figure that you have to buy 24 @ $8/ea - that's almost $200.

    as for installing them - they're not difficult, but require the right tools & perhaps a little patience. If a guy at a bike shop doesn't know how to install spokes, I'd question the shop in general.

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    except if i buy 12 blue ones and just change the inside of each wheel, then when i go fast ill be green! not that i go fast much... but i did want green ones. theres a hill outside...

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    you can find some info on google on how to true wheels after spoke changes
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    or... just clean & rattle can (spray paint) your current spokes.

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    Tape off any areas you don't want to get painted with a nice layer of masking tape, and use newspaper to protect the surface you sit it on while you're spraying. Sparkly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by amyk
    except if i buy 12 blue ones and just change the inside of each wheel, then when i go fast ill be green! not that i go fast much... but i did want green ones. theres a hill outside...
    You could have a different personailty for each side of your chair by changing only one wheel.

    Besides it would only be half the price.

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    You probably can't paint them due to it won't stick, and it could destroy the resins and thus destroy your spoke!

    Don't paint is my recomendation.

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    Wink

    I was mostly kidding.

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