Yes, it's filthy, but it's my special shed jumper. It smells of creosote and I love it dearly! Anyhow, the rest of the outer spokes on that side of the wheel are laced in, and the hub is twisted so that the spokes slant away from the valve hole. This orientation is important, and the two spokes adjacent to the valve hole on a finished wheel must diverge away from it. It's a thirty six spoke wheel, so there are nine outer spokes on this side of the wheel.