Genetics have failed me
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Zorneding, Germany
Bikes: Norwid Aaland, Radon Slide 140, Dahon mju, Pedalforce CX1, Trek Madone 5.9, Old MTB and lots of spare parts
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#@$@!# My rim is shot *grrrrr*
Today I took a closer look why my rear wheel always gets out of true so easy.
Very close inspection revealed that my Alesa rim actually had cracks on the sidewall. Dammit, now I need to find a new rim so I can at least ride the event next Saturday.
I can't just buy a new wheel since I have an old 105 shimano 7 speed cassette with a 7 speed index tube shifter. I don't think there are any hubs out there anymore which would fit that cassette.
If I had the dough right now I'd replace my old bike with a 2007 Trek Modane 5.2 SL which the stores offer now for $1999 in a blow out sale.
Last edited by Scummer; 07-27-07 at 08:17 PM.