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Speaking of rim eating potholes...

Old 01-10-06, 02:14 PM
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Speaking of rim eating potholes...

During steep descent Sun felt that my Roubaix Pro was handling a little squirrelly. UP on the stand I can feel a slight lump or bump in my back rim when wheel is spinning freely. Very slight not even a 16th. Same on the front. Is this normal for mavic equipe or do I need to get them adjusted or are they broken?
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Old 01-10-06, 02:37 PM
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How big is the bump? Is it across several spokes and can be trued? Or is it between spokes? The small sharp bumps are impossible to true out. I use a 1-foot long 2x4 and wedge it between the spokes in that area and whack it back out with a hammer...
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