I tried the wire tie thing, but with the location of my shocks and where I wanted to put the wire tires for a sure-fire answer didn't work out. It's to the point I'm so sick of just sitting in the sun tweaking with it I'm going to take it to the local bike shop. They quoted me 17 dollars per wheel, but said in my situation where the dish is off center it might be more practical for me to leave the wheel overnight, but it doesn't cost anything extra.
Question is, when you get these wheels done is it practical to get both wheels done, or just whatever needs done and be happy with it?
Also, does anybody have any last minute suggestions? I'll probably take the bike wheel in monday, but if there's something else you guys suggest me doing (like an at-home do-it-yourself test) to see if there's anyway I can detect the dish being out of alignment and fixing it myself, that'd be great.
Right now the ONLY thing kind of telling me the dish could be out of line is the fact my front brakes are over to the side a bit. The part that sucks is I'm not sure if it was always like that or not, because if I knew it was always like that even when the wheel was straight I wouldn't second guess it and just go riding.