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Old 10-21-05, 01:31 AM   #1
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True'd my first wheel today

Finally got the urge to try it out , successfully too .I don't have a trueing tool to mount the wheel on so this is what I came up with , I simply flipped the bike onto it's bars & seat , stripped the tyres off the wheels I was trueing , bolted them back on and then grabbed a couple of zip ties and zipped them onto the fork ( not too tight so you can move them ) so they almost touched the edges of the rim and that's it when you spin them it's simple to find the spots that need work .It took a little effort to work out how to get the trueing right but for those who haven't tried it it's really not that difficult . And the rims I trued were only spare ones I had laying around so it didn't matter if I stuffed it up .
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Pretty clever, I'd say.

If you don't wait until they are really bad, truing wheels is pretty simple.
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Well done.

I still fear the truth, even though I've done it a couple of times.
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Now it's time to build one...
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Now it's time to build one...
now that scares me
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