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Old 03-08-06, 04:37 PM   #1
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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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Old 03-08-06, 04:47 PM   #2
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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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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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