I'm looking to buy a truing stand. Is the Park TS-8 Home good enough? Or should I pay double the price and get the Park TS-2.2 Pro. I have some experience truing wheels, but never on a nice stand. I ...
First, this is a follow up to this: Why does my back wheel keep becoming untrue? (The short version is I bought a used bike a few weeks ago, I broke a spoke on the back wheel, replaced the spoke, ...
I broke a couple of spokes on my wheel, now it's all bent, how can I align it back again? What kind of tools do I need to do a good job?
I built my first set of wheels and measured the spoke tension when I finished. They were all uniformly tense at about 100kg of force. Once I put the tire on, that measurement went down a little, to ...
So I broke a spoke a week ago, and when I put a new spoke in you know I trued it. Now, a week later, the bike feels like a kayak, because the back wheel is not very straight. Any idea why this would ...
I have a set of Shimano R560's that have flat, bladed spokes (16 front & 20 rear, from memory). They are a little worse for wear after a couple of years and at least 10,000 kms. My usual LBS has ...
I have this spoke tool. The number I use on this tool is 14. I use it on a hybrid mountain bike. . I want to get one which is easier to use but I do not know which size. Here are the available ...
What does a “dished” wheel mean? How to tighten spokes on such a wheel, without a spoke tension meter?
Should all the rear wheel spokes have equal tension? Or should the spokes from the side of the cassette be tighter, in order to skew to wheel in that direction, and the wheel to be centered in the ...
I just bought a new set of tires (Continental UltraRace 25-622 700x25c) for my bike, which has rims Rigida 28 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 - 700c. When I inflate the inner tube (both a Schwalbe 28" 18/28-622/630 ...