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Old 06-14-08, 09:49 AM   #1
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Truing Ksyrium Bladed Wheels

How do I true the wheels without turning the bladed spokes? I used the tool Mavic gives with the wheels at the nipple but the spokes turn as well. I have tried holding the spokes with pliers without success.
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Old 06-14-08, 10:01 AM   #2
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How do I true the wheels without turning the bladed spokes? I used the tool Mavic gives with the wheels at the nipple but the spokes turn as well. I have tried holding the spokes with pliers without success.

Turn a slight bit (1/4-1/8 turn) farther than you want to, then turn back.
Also, an adjustable crescent wrench works better than pliers. Hold it very close to the nipple
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The crescent wrench was the key. I had no problem after your advice. Thanks for your help...
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A fourth hand works well.
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