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Old 05-26-09, 04:49 PM
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Not much of a jump, really.

One ingredient you left out is developing the proper tension. The higher the tension your wheel has, the less likely it is to go out of true. Of course, too much tension will damage your rim. And getting to too much tension is likely to round off the spoke nipples.

How often do you find yourself truing your wheels?
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