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Wheel alignment

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' started by amnesia, Feb 24, 2007.

  1. Hi all I'm new here
    I just had a set of tyres fitted to my bike and I suspect that the rear wheel may be slightly out of alignmet as when I take my hands off the handle bars the bike seems to want to go to the left, can anyone tell me the best way to check the alignment. Also noticed when I washed the bike that they have damaged my otherwise brand new rim, any help would be appreciated.

  2. Straight-line method is the easiest way to check your wheel alignment. Can be done with string or anything that will give you a straight edge. Run the string from the back to the front of the bike on both sides of the tyres - it becomes fairly obvious if the rear wheel is out of alignment. :)

    Not much you can do about your rim - but I'd go and have a whinge about it. Let them know they fcuked up, and they might help you out in some way.