Broken rear spoke - my KTM

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Re: Broken rear spoke - my KTM

Post by Madizm » Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:11 am

dirtygrunt wrote:1. Pull broken spoke.
2. Ride.

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Re: Broken rear spoke - my KTM

Post by beejaytee » Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:58 am

Remove the broke spoke and tape or epoxy the nipple in place. When you swap your next tire throw a spoke in with a new nipple and snug it up.
If you are running tubliss then don't bother replacing just make sure the nipple stays in place.


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Re: Broken rear spoke - my KTM

Post by Madizm » Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:45 am

Thanks Brent.

All this nipple talk getting me sidetracked... :censored:
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Re: Broken rear spoke - my KTM

Post by beejaytee » Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:25 pm

Nipple nipple nipple.


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Re: Broken rear spoke - my KTM

Post by juddspaintballs » Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:53 pm

Nipples and a KY-Trail. What has become of this forum? :killingme:
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Re: Broken rear spoke - my KTM

Post by beejaytee » Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:17 pm

Jed, they might kick us out. Don't give em any ideas.


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