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Old 10-26-17, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by altenwrencher View Post
Nice bike. Looks like the tires are on backwards, judging by the direction of the angled grooves.
Okay--thanks, that's interesting. So observant!

The owner had replaced the original simplex quick release skewers with Campagnolo ones. This morning I decided that he had put the front one on backwards, because I couldn't get the wheel centered in the fork until I turned it around. Also noticed that writing on the hub was upside down as it was; now it is right, now that I've turned the wheel around to face the other way and reversed the skewer.

So now I have tires facing two different ways, and have to figure out--is the front tire on backwards or is it the rear one.
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