Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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Because the width of the slot is a bit wider than the axle, there's some vertical play in the dropout which allows the top of the wheel to rock a bit to either side.
If you want consistent results learn to install the wheel with the bike standing on the ground. This will ensure that the top side of both dropouts are resting on the axle, and keep the wheel in the same position every time.
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