Hi all,New member here. Just after advice regarding my 4th broken spoke in under a year on my new bike, Cannondale Quick 3. I bought the bike last April. The 1st spoke went after 4 months around…Continue
Welcome to my world! I'm a regular rider and have experienced broken spokes, and wheel rims, on road, mountain and commuter bikes. I attribute this to weighing 110kgs. With the exception of 1 broken spoke on a front wheel, all of the…"
"Which spokes are going? Rear wheel if I had to guess, and probably drive side; you are a heavy rider and that bike looks like it has a low spoke count. Not sure if a warranty claim will work as there is probably nothing wrong with it, you are just a…"
"I've had similar issues with a couple of wheels on the mountain bike I used as a commuter. There seems to be issues with cheap spokes at times. I employed a three strikes principle before having the wheels re-laced, the wheels then held until…"
I've gone through wheel spoke repairs for some time now. e.g. I have 3 electric bikes and the main challenge for has been keeping the wheels from falling apart due to 30kg + added weight to the rear wheels due to the fragile and…"
"We seem to be getting quite a few broken spokes lately, one yesterday. I wonder if they are building wheels too light now to keep the weight of the wheel down. Fine for someone who is light, but if you're a little heavier then it seems to be…"
Hi all,New member here. Just after advice regarding my 4th broken spoke in under a year on my new bike, Cannondale Quick 3. I bought the bike last April. The 1st spoke went after 4 months around August, the 2nd in early December (which I fixed myself at a co-op bike workshop, CERES, under supervision), the 3rd about 7 weeks later (3 1/2 weeks ago) late Jan, and the 4th 6 days ago. Is this normal?? I had the 3rd spoke fixed at the original bike shop (with a 3rd bike service) and they said this…See More