Bicycle Mechanics - rim seems to have a "bulge"
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
03-09-05, 09:50 PM
Well I was just building a front wheel, getting down to the fine tuning here. I keep noticating that theres one place where i just cant seem to get it straight. So i get everything but this one spot true probably within .5mm is my guess, i bring the indicators in a little bit more and then the rim wont pass through on either side. I then look where it is, on the seam. Im using Sun rims which i am very fond of but i have seem defects in several, not noticable when riding. Has anybody encountered this or is it me?
03-09-05, 10:27 PM
I had my Mavic done with a dremel and polished @ the shop.
Little bulge -right 'side the seam.
Might have to do with the seam joining teq, welded or.
Rim brakes=yes bother, disc no if the wheel spins fine?
03-10-05, 05:22 AM
well its going to be with disc brakes so i dont think i will bother. Its pretty small, about 1mm. It just doesn't look as good when you spin the wheel and it bulges out instead of being nice and straight
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2013 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.