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Old 05-29-08, 08:08 PM   #1
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The way the front wheel sits in the fork

I used to ride an '88 Pinarello, and I'm now riding a '92 Eddy Merckx. On both of them I found that I had to nudge the front wheel a little to one side to get it centered before closing the QR. On the Merckx its maybe 1/16". Has this also been your experience? Or is the fork bent somehow?
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Old 05-29-08, 08:09 PM   #2
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What happens if you flip the front wheel around?
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If the wheel is properly dished then the fork/drop-outs are not aligned well. Pretty typical even for "handmade" race bikes.

A really good bike shop with the proper tools can fix it, or if you have a local frame builder they can as well.
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