By: Anonymous: CarlZM ()  Tuesday, 24 November 2009 @ 08:44 AM ICT (Read 1982 times)  

Both my rims are slightly bent. However, I don't notice anything while riding my bike. Is there any real reason to try to straighten them? Should I ignore it?

By: news (offline)  Tuesday, 24 November 2009 @ 11:52 AM ICT  

In truth, I run rims on one of our off-road bikes with very large dents in them. As long as the rim is straight, you can test this by holding a screwdriver against the outer edge of the rim while spinning the wheel, it isn't a major issue.

Be sure and check the rim for any cracks. If you see a crack, replace the rim immediately. Dented rims are only a problem if you can feel them when riding.



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