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Minoura FT-1 Wheel Truing Stand Portable bike wheel maintenance stand Bike is... more
Product information "Minoura FT-1 Wheel Truing Stand"
Minoura FT-1 Wheel Truing Stand
Portable bike wheel maintenance stand
Bike is basically not so complicated machine that people can maintain it by themselves, so a lot of replacement parts and tools are available in the market. In such situation, wheel maintenance is the final stage for Sunday mechanics.
Bike wheel is very simply constructed with only 4 items; rim, hub, spokes and nipples.
It's the destiny on bike wheel under this construction that the spokes will have to be loosened due to the shock and vibration during ride, then it will make the wheel deformed gradually.
The typical deformation of wheel is the side shaking. It adds resistance due to the unnecessary contact between the brake shoe and rim, then it will disturb the proper wheel stability.
Another deformation is the vertical shaking. If you feel rhythmical small jumping of the wheel while riding, you should be doubt of this vertical shaking.
It's hard to feel it if the tire air pressure is low because it absorbs the vibration. But it's a fact that any wheel shaking surely disturbs proper performance.
Wheel truing stand is a tool to check if the wheel has side and/or vertical shaking. You fix the deformation by using spoke wrench on this stand.
Wheel truing job requires extremely high skill, so if you are not confident on this job, you should not do it for your safety.
FT-1 is a portable wheel truing stand for consumers. Please be sure that this is not a heavy-duty professional tool.
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