Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: St Peters, Missouri
Bikes: Catrike 559 I own some others but they don't get ridden very much.
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It depends to a degree on the quality of the compnents that you're working with. Your hub, for example has to have a little bit of bearing clearance or it won't turn. That's going to translate into a litle bit of wobble at the rim. Lower end hubs and rims will never make a wheel that is as true as can be done with the good stuff.
For practical purposes using upper end components, I quit trying when I get wheel wobble under a millimeter. Some guys say they get down to half a millimeter, but I don't think that I'm quite that good. Eventually you will come to a point where you seem to be chasing a wobble around. When I find that point, I declare the wheel trueing process finished.