Join Date: Jul 2009
Bikes: 1986 Alan Record Carbonio, 1985 Vitus Plus Carbone 7, 1984 Peugeot PSV, 1972 Line Seeker, 1986(est.) Medici Aerodynamic (Project), 1985(est.) Peugeot PY10FC
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If the kink/bend is very slight and not sharp, I wouldn't worry too much about it. I've seen many peiple ride slightly bent spokes for many miles and years without it breaking or causing any other problems. I don't think there would be any harm trying to bend it back if it's slight (not a sharp kink), you can wrap the spoke with a bit of electrical tape to protect it from pliers you might use, and if it's really slight, you might try to use just your finger first to see how that goes. If it does gets worse or break you can easily replace it anyway.