Bicycle Mechanics - final wheel tension
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10-28-10, 07:51 PM
As reported elsewhere on the forum I built my first 2 wheels and they came out great.However I checked tension today and it seems that tension is reduced following the addition of the tire at 100 psi.Before I put on the tire, average tension was an acceptable 107 rear drive side and about 90 front.Now rear is like 100 and front like 85.Should I increase tension or call it a day?
The final tension, true and dish should be done with the tires at full riding pressure.
Rear wheel dish will be effected some due to the asymmetry of the flanges.
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