re-spoking the rims?


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  • Octanee

Posted April 06, 2012 - 11:36 AM

#1

hi guys, so i was thinking to possibly maybe take my rims off and polish the aluminum?, now i dont know if spoking a dirtbike is like the same as a bicycle, but i know a bicycle it can be a real headache, what about these dirtbikes?, thanks!

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  • Steel Panther

Posted April 06, 2012 - 01:45 PM

#2

hi guys, so i was thinking to possibly maybe take my rims off and polish the aluminum?, now i dont know if spoking a dirtbike is like the same as a bicycle, but i know a bicycle it can be a real headache, what about these dirtbikes?, thanks!


Its not as bad as a bike, the rims are stiffer and typically dont get the small tiny hops or wobbles that a bike wheel can get. However, the process is still the same and it is important that you get the wheel straight a wobbly rear wheel is easily felt in the air.

  • Octanee

Posted April 06, 2012 - 03:01 PM

#3

Its not as bad as a bike, the rims are stiffer and typically dont get the small tiny hops or wobbles that a bike wheel can get. However, the process is still the same and it is important that you get the wheel straight a wobbly rear wheel is easily felt in the air.


yeah i guess in the air you would want it fairly straight, hmm, maybe ill just leave it for now, thanks





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