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Old 06-16-20, 09:29 PM
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Originally Posted by vintagebicycle View Post
As someone who has been around bikes for 40+ years I can't believe what spokes cost these days. I remember when a regular set of spokes cost under $5 and DT Stainless spokes would run $12-$15 per wheelset. I never thought I'd see the day when needing to respoke a wheel would condemn a bike to the parts pile. $50 to $100 for a set of spokes is insane.
Well if you go back 40 years...

https://www.in2013dollars.com/us/inf.../1980?amount=1
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