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A well built wheel should go years without needed truing. If you are truing the wheel every 2 months something is wrong with the build. There's no way to know via the internet, but my guess is that it's one of two things. The rim is bent slightly and requires significantly uneven tension in the spokes to get the rim true. There isn't enough tension in ...


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You should wash and inspect the rim for cracks. I had a rear wheel that would not stay true, the problem was small cracks around the nipple holes in the rim. The nipples were slowly cracking through over a period of weeks. only a few were doing this so the tension was held by neighboring spokes. thus the only symptom was going out of true. pluck the spokes ...


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a. sorry for my limited English cycling jargon b. by absence of a chain tool, I too replaced my cogs but not the chain. And was surprised by the rattling sound. c. Everyone tells me to replace both at the same time. That got me thinking: why? The chain will wear (cfr. wikipedia). The links will slack. As a result, with new sprockets, the shackles will ...



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