Join Date: Jul 2000
Bikes: 1959 Capo; 1980 Peugeot PKN-10; 1981 Bianchi; 1988 Schwinn KOM-10;
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Originally posted by Dave Stohler
Should you attempt to true it yourself, make sure you first buy the correct spoke wrench, and remember to loosen nearly as many spokes as you tighten.
Good advice, Dave. I would add, "be patient, and adjust the spoke lengths gradually." For a minor truing, you can leave the wheel on the bike and use the brake shoes as guides.
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Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1981 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069