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Class: Wheel Truing

  • The Bicycle Tree 811 North Main Street Santa Ana, CA, 92701 United States (map)

Sometimes your wheels get wonky. Wiggly. Caddywhampus. The wheel might then start rubbing the brake, so you undo the brake... and shortly thereafter others are mourning your passing. Often, you can fix the wheel instead of risking death or coughing up the dough for a new one. We'll show you how it's done!

This class will discuss:

- The basic structure of spoked wheels
- Lateral and radial truing
- Wheel dishing
- Measuring spoke tension
- Replacing broken spokes
- Flattening rim dings

Participants will have hands-on practice.

This class will not cover wheel building but basic applicable concepts will be discussed.

Wheels will be provided but you may bring your own wheel to use for practice.

Fee: $5 for non-members. Member discounts apply. Free for volunteers.

Earlier Event: September 3
Used Bike Sale!
Later Event: September 11
Second Sundays ride: Bruxie