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    Man, I have the worst luck ever...

    I just hate this, today while trying to straighten my rim (done it before) I overdo it and my rim is now bent to the inside and completely whack.

    I just hate when stuff like this happens, the ugly part of the sport, damn, I'm so pissed off now.

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    Your sub-conscious mind is serious wanting a new wheelset isn't it?

    I've been riding for years, and of all the DIY stuff I do, wheels still go the LBS. So don't kick yourself too hard. I'd probably done the same.

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    Go to your LBS, they might be able to "True" Your rim.

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    I don't think its "trueable" and in any case I prefer to buy a single economic rim than have a weakened old one trued.

    Well, look at the bright side, I'm now almost forced to buy a new bike, I'll get my old bike serviced for optimal use and I just got new gloves! (Black Specialized XC Team Long if anyone cares).

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpiderMike
    I've been riding for years, and of all the DIY stuff I do, wheels still go the LBS. So don't kick yourself too hard. I'd probably done the same.
    For me, the only thing that goes to the lbs is my fork. I have vowed never to work on it myself again

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