Originally Posted by rasmith3530
..............I would have with the "lean the tire against a pole" method is that you are now putting the entire weight of the bike on one spot of the wheel, and it's a side load at that. I have to wonder if you are not asking to put your wheel out of true by doing this..............
As demonstrated in post #18
, the bike is still upright. the majority of the weight is still on the apex of the tires, the sideload is very minimum. I cant imagine a wheel being weak enough to deform from this force, if so its time for new wheels anyways.
2010 Kestrel RT900SL, 800k carbon, chorus/record, speedplay, zonda
1997 Trek ZX6000, 6061w/manitou spyder, xt/xtr, time atac