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What I'd like to know is
1. Exactly when in the tensioning process do you set the bend at the nipple?
2. Exactly where do you set it relative to the threads? I use 14mm nipples.
3. Exactly how...
I don't think I've heard about doing this at the nipple--is there more detail available?
A main point here is that you are the new guy at that facility and the new guy is always subject to amplified scrutiny.
Here are Amazon reviews of this product. I like to use them on stuff I purchase to see if other people may be having the same problem as I am, and what solutions they have found. Also very helpful...
Madison is supposed to be a cycling Mecca--get some other opinions from other shops before you spend more money. I think your present shop, while nice guys and all, may not be the ones to handle...
Very true--for a fun and very informative read, I recommend "Autobiography of a Yogi" by Paramahansa Yogananda.
Well, the guy swears he didn't use any tools, and he seems trustworthy and experienced.
Also the documented evidence on forums and Amazon reviews (cited above) show pics exactly like mine.
So I stock Continental folding Gatorskins tires for local resale with my charity benefit gig. Not a big mover--to date I have sold 9 with no customer complaints.
However, I sold 2 more a couple...
Let's face it--cars and the fools that drive them are dangerous as hell.
It's hard to find the fine balance between foolhardiness and overcaution.
But if your gut feeling is that a given...
Loose bearings in the bottom bracket? Any "jiggle" when you attempt to push a crankarm in and out against the frame?
Make sure the cone-shaped springs on the QR skewers are positioned so the cones point inward toward the center of the hub.
Concrete attacks reported on Minneapolis, Minnesota cyclists - CBS News
Available in low flange and high flange--any particular reason to prefer one over the other, or is it just appearance?
If just appearance, which is more popular?
$223 shipping within the contiguous 48 . . . Isn't that a little high?
Because it has a hollow steal spindle?
Timely tip that came in handy today--Thanks!
I believe it would only be 1/32" too wide.
Checking a batch of new rims for "flatness" by holding each rim up against a large sheet of glass and seeing if there is any "wiggle". No wiggle in any of the rims, except one--it has just a tiny...
Here's an interesting article with pictures of the pins
Deconstructed, cheapo rim. | Bicycling Magazine Forums
AH, very clever . . . Thanks!
So I researched this and everybody seems to agree that joint gaps on pinned rims are no big deal, that they will close once the wheel is built due to the pull of the spokes and the...