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Wheel and Rim Truing

This article will discuss the truing of the common spoked bicycle wheel.

Dial Indicator Use in Wheel Truing (TS-2di)

This article will discuss the use of the TS-2di dial indicator set for truing bicycle wheels.

Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR Service

This article will review the truing and service of the Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR. For measuring tension on the Cosmic Carbone SLR use the TM-1 with the most current tension chart. See the download at TM-1. The Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLR wheel systems uses bladed carbon spokes. One long blade ...

Wheel Tension Balance App Instructions

The Wheel Tension Balance App is a web-based tool for use with the TM-1 Spoke Tension Meter. It assists the mechanic in achieving consistent overall wheel tension by analyzing and visualizing relative tension between spokes (figure 1). The Wheel Tension Balance App can also be useful when diag...

Wheel Tension Measurement

This article reviews the use of the TM-1 Spoke Tension Meter.

Wheel Dishing (Centering)

This article will discuss the use of the WAG-4 Wheel Dishing Gauge and the WAG-5 Wheel Dishing Gauge.