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Old 05-27-11, 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted by plodderslusk View Post
....the rear wheel is off center because it is closer to one chainstay near the crankbox. Is this normal for this frame?
No but sometimes the heat treatment did some funny things to the tubes. It is not critical, just align it between the chain stays and seat stays when you put the wheel in or, if your really anal, you can file the dropout, gently and carefully, with a round file using some dropout alignment tools to get it dialed in. Personally, I don't worry about it since I have to spread the frame anyway to put in 130mm hub.

My ST is the bike I do my longer distances on. Very rarely does it do less than 60 miles on a ride.
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