View Single Post
Old 07-22-09, 06:10 PM
Sir Fallalot
wroomwroomoops's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Posts: 5,278
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by ianjk View Post
Might just need spokes tensioned and $15 for new bearings...
After a few spokes fail, the rim and the rest of the spokes have incurred considerable damage and are very unreliable. If the OP does what you say, he's preparing himself a death trap. And I don't mean to say that such a wheel may fail. I mean it WILL fail SOON! And it might do so in a catastrophic way, with painful consequences. I don't need to see the hub to make this prediction.
wroomwroomoops is offline