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    Repairing Roval Control SL wheelset

    I recently bought a 2013 S-Works Epic with the 29er Roval Control SL wheels on it. I was able to easily true the front wheel, but the back wheel is a little bit more out of shape. I have a couple of issues:

    1. Some of the bladed spokes are twisted, I have been using a bladed spoke wrench to twist them straight again.
    2. There seems to be an odd mix of bladed and straight spokes and I can't really detect a pattern. I assume this is due to broken spokes from a previous owner.

    I bought new tires that I am going to install tubeless and I think this is a great opportunity to true up the wheel as I will have access to the spoke nipples.

    Does anyone know what spokes should be on there. It seems like around 8 of the spokes are painted red/orange and are bladed. Are the remaining spokes supposed to be straight/tapered? I figure I will buy a handful of spokes and replace the twisted ones.

    This will be my first rebuild process, but I am pretty mechanically inclined and just bought a TS-4 truing stand and a spoke tension meter. I do not have a dishing tool yet which I think I will need.

    I am not totally sure how to balance the tension with bladed and tapered spokes.

    https://rovalcomponents.com/products/control-sl-29-2017

    Thanks
    Chris

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    I'd call Spec Tech Support and let those guys help. 1 (877) 808-8154.

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