General Cycling Discussion - Just ordered the Minoura truing stand
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Well, I got an amazon.com gift certificate for my b-day, and finally found something worth buying! Amazon is now stocking Nashbar's catalog, so I was able to get the Minoura Workman truing stand (http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?category=99&subcategory=1227&brand=&sku=2076&storetype=&estoreid=&pagename=) for a mere $25 (It was $40, minus $25 in gift certificate, plus $10 in tax and shipping)! I've heard good things about it here on the forums, so I figured, why not? I've gotta build up a wheel for my fixie, I have several that need truing, and some plans to rebuild some wheels. Just thought I'd mention that...Any tricks to using it, or is it really straight forward?
09-04-05, 07:40 PM
It's very easy to use. I have built several very good strong wheels on mine.
09-04-05, 08:03 PM
Any tricks to using it, or is it really straight forward?
I have one and really like it. Only one trick.... buy a quality spoke wrench/wrenches!
Yeah, I've got a generic multi spoke wrench (11-15, I think). I might actually buy a real, one size wrench, though...
09-04-05, 08:41 PM
I prefer the "Spokey" wrench Sheldon Brown / Harris Cyclery sells over the Park wrenches.
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