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  • carivercpl

Posted February 26, 2005 - 08:26 PM

#1

I let a friend ride my bike (I know am a fool :p ) and he dumped it in a rut :) ...Now when the front wheel is straight it looks like the head piece or the handle bars look to be bent to the right...How do I check to the straightness of the whole unit from top to bottom of the front end :) ...thanks for all the help

  • LaneMM

Posted February 26, 2005 - 08:34 PM

#2

You fix that the same way you do a BMX bike. Have your buddy hold the front wheel between his legs and you sit on the bike and jerk the bars back straight again. How you do check for straightness? No idea. Eyeball it.

  • carivercpl

Posted February 27, 2005 - 11:16 AM

#3

Thanks got them fix today...going out to test them

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  • mackmack

Posted February 27, 2005 - 06:37 PM

#4

put the bike on a stand, take the front wheel off then put it back together or you could always beat it against a tree until it looks straight( I wouldn't do that!)

  • Tber

Posted February 28, 2005 - 07:24 AM

#5

put the bike on a stand, take the front wheel off then put it back together or you could always beat it against a tree until it looks straight( I wouldn't do that!)





I think every one has used the tree method once before

  • edssco

Posted February 28, 2005 - 12:43 PM

#6

I hate it when thats happens!





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