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Mountian bike wheels

Discussion in 'Sports Arena' started by pc plod, 11 Jul 2006.

  1. pc plod

    Gangster

    Joined: 22 Feb 2004

    Posts: 328

    Location: Walsall, West Midlands

    Not sure if this is the right place, so move if needed.

    Got home today on my MTB to find 8-10 spoke loose in my back wheel, when i say loose i mean they'd got at least an inch travel eachway(sideways) and could move the nuts by hand.

    Is this a job for the bike shop, or is it simple to do @ home ??

    Oh yeh, its a shimano hub + mavic 117 rim.

    Thanks
    plod
     
  2. Stretch

    Capodecina

    Joined: 14 Feb 2004

    Posts: 13,007

    Location: Peoples Republic of Histonia, Cambridge

    You can do it yourself. You just need a decent spoke spanner.

    There are plenty of guides on the net to help you if you need it.