Introduction: Bicycle Truing Stand & Dish Tool
Full view of truing stand & dish tool
Step 1: Truing Stand
Simple angle frame constructed & attached to plywood platform - cut angle for axle insert.
Wheel shown with tire on - other views will show tire removed.
Step 2: Truing Stand
Caliper mounted in (2) alum plates.
See next step for caliper kit.
Step 3: Truing Stand Calipers Purchased
This is the $11 Park Tool Caliper upgrade kit purchased from Amazon, used in previous step.
Step 4: Truing Stand Tool
View of Truing Tool
Step 5: Dishing Tool
Dishing tool used used with wheel on truing stand.
Tool is shown without person holding for clarity.
Alternate: use tool on bench laying wheel flat & measuring both sides.
Flat iron shown could be increased in width & thickness for more stability.
Step 6: Dishing Tool Close Up
Close up of Dishing Tool.