In this Wheel restoration repair video, the bike mechanic delves into his Schwinn Speedster bike restoration with a metal rivet repair on a chrome fender using an anvil. Then, he gloves up for some major wheel cleaning. The axle, cups, bearing retaining washers and bearings all undergo a thorough brushing. Then the mechanic re-packs everything […]
How to true a bent or tacoed bicycle wheel
Some basic tips and demonstration for truing or straightening a very bent wheel. A well repaired wheel should have reletively even tension on the spokes and straight enough to not rub the brake pads or have excessive up and down hop.