Spoke lengths for an Alfine hub

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Spoke lengths for an Alfine hub

Postby stubs » Sun Nov 25, 2012 20:00 pm

Just bought myself a Shimano SG-S501 32 hole Alfine8 hub off fleabay which I need to lace into a 26" Mavic XM317 rim. I had a link to an online spoke length calculator which had a library of hubs and rims and was easy to use and gave a good spoke length, cant find it any more does anyone recognise the website and have a link.

Or has anyone built an Alfine8 Mavic XM317 combo and can tell me what size spokes I need, I have gone by the hub measurements I can find on the web and using the Wheelpro calculator I get an answer of approx 262mm both sides. Till I get the hub in the post I cant measure up so any help would be appreciated.
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Re: Spoke lengths for an Alfine hub

Postby nicklouse » Sun Nov 25, 2012 20:02 pm

looked in the tech links sticky above? it has links to about 3 spoke calcs.
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Re: Spoke lengths for an Alfine hub

Postby stubs » Sun Nov 25, 2012 20:25 pm

I had a look at the spoke calcs in the stickies plus a couple I have found on web and they give differing answers between 262 and 255 with a 3 cross pattern. Was hoping someone had recent knowledge of an Alfine 8/Mavic XM 317 build.

edit: No one seems to be able to agree on flange diameters I have come up with 95.8 and 104.3mm :?
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