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Old 02-15-11, 11:16 AM
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texas2wheel
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Originally Posted by LeeG View Post
just guessing the wheels weren't checked for tension out of the box or before the trip? It's awfully easy to think the wheels are fine because they're true but these modern rims are surprisingly stiff and can have out of tension spokes and still look true.
I'm more than capable of checking my own wheels, having built several sets in years past.
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