Building wheels from scratch is the best way to learn the craft of wheel truing to get the feel for how a wheel responds to spoke adjustments, but this time we are talking about unusual transparent bicycle wheels.
source/image: The Q
In today’s video I show you quite unusual idea – make bike with invisible wheels. Instead of regular spokes we put pvc glass. As result wheels looks like invisible inside. Watch the video from The Q for more info:
While an experienced wheelbuilder can build a wheel in well under an hour, a beginner should expect to spend several hours on the task. Building a wheel from scratch will solve the mystery for you once and for all.
This is because instead of walking in on the middle of the movie, you’re seeing the whole thing from the beginning, and suddenly everything makes sense. PVC glass is a durable interior fabric consisting of a glass fibre weave with a PVC coating.