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This instructable will show you how to make and use an Emergency Bicycle Spoke Repair Kit. It's simple, effective, and inexpensive, and can allow you to get home ...
You'll need just a few basic tools and supplies: 1. An old (or broken) spoke 2. 80-lb test fishing line 3. A needle-nose pliers 4. A small allen ...
Using your needle nose pliers, bend a loop into the spoke about 3 inches from the threaded end.
Bend the spoke around itself for about two turns, and cut off the remaining portion. You should have something that looks like this.
Thread the spoke into the nipple two or three turns. Tie one end of the fishing line to the loop in the spoke, and make 5 loops of ...
Tie a couple of half-hitches around the bundle of fishing line at the spoke end to finish it off. Cut off the excess line.
Insert your allen wrench or other tool into the loop on the spoke and thread it into the nipple. As you thread it in, the fishing line will ...
After 5 or 10 miles, the fishing line will stretch a bit, allowing the wheel to come out of true. Simply add a few more turns to bring ...
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