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    Go big or go home Jstyle's Avatar
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    Damn rim...

    I have got alex rims TD17's on my bike now. I have got the rear rim that is just slightly out of round. When I spin it I can see it bend out a bit. Its true enough to not be able to feel it on the ride. It doesnt bump or jiggle or anything that I can really feel. I can very VERY slightly hear it when I'm on the street. The main question is should I get fix it or just let it be. If I do try to fix it should I go with a new rim or take it to the LBS and they can tighten spokes or what ever.

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    Ride it until it ya think it can't handle it no more. I say get new rims when you got the dough-ray-mi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jstyle
    I have got alex rims TD17's on my bike now. I have got the rear rim that is just slightly out of round. When I spin it I can see it bend out a bit. Its true enough to not be able to feel it on the ride. It doesnt bump or jiggle or anything that I can really feel. I can very VERY slightly hear it when I'm on the street. The main question is should I get fix it or just let it be. If I do try to fix it should I go with a new rim or take it to the LBS and they can tighten spokes or what ever.
    just get it trued at the lbs. it shouldn't cost more then 20 bucks

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    Why wouldn't you get it trued? Every time you land on that spot, you stand a really good chance of knocking it even further out. Then you have a serious problem, and have no choice but to get a new rim. If you plan on getting a new rim anyway, I say you should try and learn to true on this rim.

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