Bicycle Mechanics - Bent wheel frame...
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05-27-03, 06:58 PM
Is there any way to fix it without getting a whole new one? its not too bad, just annoying.
05-27-03, 08:22 PM
Wheel frame? Do you mean the rim? If so, it can be repaired if the damage is not to extensive.
05-28-03, 04:23 PM
Ya...thats what I meant. I wasnt thinking straight yesterday
How bad is the damage? Can you give us some details?
05-28-03, 05:07 PM
Still totally ridable. Just that I dont run a smoothly and that it is a bit hard to start out
Most likely can be fixed then, when spinning it on the bike how much movement do you see side to side? .5 inch.. 6 inches.. :)
Take it to a shop and see if they can true and dish it.. Also, check the dropouts, you may have the wheel mounted unsquare.
05-28-03, 08:32 PM
Ya, it might be not on staight...and it is ofset about a CM...its the closest thing that I could find to it. So maybe about a quarter in?
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