How to fix this wheel (pic inside)

Discussion in 'Observed Trials Discussion' started by Eder, Dec 18, 2003.

  1. Eder

    Eder New Member

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    Can I fix it by just messing with the spokes? Would I need to use a hammer or something like this to make it straight?

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  2. Tanner

    Tanner New Member

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    Its not worth it. New rim and spokes time!
     
  3. WhiteRavenKS

    WhiteRavenKS Well-Known Member

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    i wouldnt bother- chances are even if you got it running true again the spoke tensions would be so imbalanced the wheel wouldnt last long anyways.
     
  4. pav

    pav New Member

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    Get a double wall rim man!

    you need a double wall rim! single wall is shit!

    pav
     
  5. Eder

    Eder New Member

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    Thanks guys.:)
    I'll try to get it trued but I'll also try to get a stronger rim and spokes.
     
  6. AndyT

    AndyT New Member

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    If you are super super super poor and absolutely HAVE to try something...I guess you could loosen all the spokes a ton, and try to bang the rim back, then retighten em...but the rim will probably shit out on you the second you hit it wrong/hard.
     
  7. AgrAde

    AgrAde From your head to your fists

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    use a set of drawers, honestly. none of this "hitting" shit. although if you dont know how to do it then i guess its not a good idea.

    open the drawer and put the bit of the rim thats bent in, the way its bent facing up, then push the other side of the rim down - viola! it bent back!