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    Back wheel wobbling

    Hi

    I'm new to road biking I don't know a whole lot about mechanics. After my ride the other day, I noticed my back wheel was wobbling when I spin it. I checked to see if it was loose but there is not motion if I try to move it back and forth. Only when it's spinning does it wobble. I also noticed that the wheel is closer the right side of the frame and is almost rubbing it. They are mavic askium wheels. Anyone know how to fix this?
    Thanks!

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    You're wheel is mis-aligned or warped, analogous to a warped record (you need to be over 40 to get this analogy). The correction is done by adjusting spoke lengths via the nipples. Search truing or aligning a bicycle wheel for more info on the topic. As to being closer to one side of the frame, that may be part of the wheel issue, or may me one of mounting position.
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    Ok thanks!

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