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I read a ton of stuff, a lot of pros and cons, and my thinking is that it is as good as a 3 cross. The guys at the bike shop figured how to lace up two rims to one hub for me, so they shouldn't have a problem with these. I laced those up 3x, but they wouldn't true up until they re-laced them in a oddball pattern. It looks fairly east to lace up.

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I'm still waiting on hubs, and the holiday might run all the way into the new year, so it may be more than another week. They put a lot of priority and emphasis on holidays here in the Philippines.
 
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Thanks. I see you interlaced them, I'm not interlacing them as I've read that makes them hard to true, and chips the paint off the colored spokes. But they are stronger that way.

Hubs finally showed up and they actually are sealed bearing hubs.
 
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Well I did the 3L3T lacing on the front wheel. It doesn't look much different from a 3x wheel, maybe too many different colors.

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Well I did the 3L3T lacing on the front wheel. It doesn't look much different from a 3x wheel, maybe too many different colors.

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Hmm, was also expecting more "pop"....
Maybe if you made the 6 spokes of the same crossover group in the same color?
 
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It only took an hour at the shop to re-spoke the front wheel and true up both of them. I added the cluster and the rim is lined up perfectly down the middle. The colors aren't in sync on the front but it's not a big deal, I still left the guys a tip twice the cost of the work.

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I show up at least once a month with a pair of wheels that need truing, and I buy some parts whether I really need them or not. I still don't spend 20 bucks.
 
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I finally got the mix-up with the tire order cleared up. I ordered two sets and they sent two tires only. It still would have been a decent deal at less than 20 bucks each. The second set showed up today and I will work on the derailleur and gears tomorrow.

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