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  1. Knowing how to straighten a bent bike rim allows me to effortlessly speed up any driveways with my fixed rim. You can do it, you need: Check your bike’s spokes and rim, slowly turn the wheels and inspect the gap between your wheel and the brake disc. To straighten bike rim, start by carefully turning to the rim area where it hits brake pad, tighten the spoke opposite to the damaged area. Then, Tighten the bike spokes. Take a look at the rim’s ding, evenly tighten the two spokes across from the ding. After fixing the wheel and making the gaps even, proceed with pressing each pair of spokes in your bike rim.

    1. Knowing how to straighten a bent bike rim allows you to effortlessly speed up any driveways with your fixed rim. You can also ditch the worry of having a bent rim that slows you down.

  2. I’m glad you pointed out that loose wheel spokes should be repaired immediately, since a sagging spoke means the strength of your wheel is compromised. I’ve been trying to get in shape by riding my bike more, but yesterday I noticed one of the spokes was sagging a bit. Now that I know it’s a big problem, I’ll follow your advice and take my bike to get repaired soon.

  3. I like that you talked about how you can consider visiting a bike repair shop if you notice a rattling sound everytime you’re using our bicycle. My son told me that the bicycle I gave to him last week is producing a rattling and weird sound. It’s important for me to ensure that my son will only use a bicycle that’s safe to use and working properly. I will make sure to consider all your tips.

  4. Hi there!
    My MTB’s front wheel is untrue but I dont feel any loose spokes. Am I looking at replacing the rim or is it still possible to true it? I am going to have my bike service next week but if the rim is irreparable then I can buy a new one before the service date so that they can build it up and put it on my bike.
    Thanks! Waiting for a reply. 🙂

    1. Hi David, it depends on how big the wobble is. Best to bring it in to the shop to let a mechanic assess, but rims are often salvageable.

  5. How untrue is seriously untrue?
    My road bike’s back wheel is untrue about 1/8-1/4 of an inch is this bad enough to true it immediately and not to ride it till its true? Please respond asap, Thanks
    -Trent t

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