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so today i was riding my bike on the street. i wasn't doing anything out of the ordinary really. a friend that was behind me told me that my tire looked like it was out of balance or wobbly. so i pulled over and i was astonished to find 3 broken spokes and ALL my other ones were loose. i haven't messed with them ever and never had a problem with my dr350 that was ridden hard off road. is this a thing that happens frequently with the drz? could it have been a dealer assembly issue? the bike has 2300 miles on it.

also is it better to replace all the spokes or just the broken ones?

thanks guys

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the spokes need to be tightened on new bikes before they are ridden.its kinda like the lack of grease. :cry:

the spokes broke becuase the rest were loose.

not a dealer assembly issue.

they didnt all of a sudden come loose.

replace the broken spokes and re true the wheel.

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I just tighten mine for the second time in 2 years not bad I figure. I felt a small woble today so I stoped and checked and yep one loose and the rest needing to be tightened. :cry:

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I think the stock spokes are really crap for quality. All of my nipples have small fractures in them. :cry: Still deciding whether to swap to SM :cry: or overhaul the bike for dirt. :cry:

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the spokes need to be tightened on new bikes before they are ridden.its kinda like the lack of grease. :cry:

the spokes broke becuase the rest were loose.

not a dealer assembly issue.

they didnt all of a sudden come loose.

replace the broken spokes and re true the wheel.

i actually looked at them the other day and they were all tight and nice. :cry:

ok so should i buy an entire spoke kit or just a couple of spokes to replace the broken ones?

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thats your call.i personally would respoke the whole wheel.but you could get away with just the broken spokes.

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