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Seems like every time Star goes off a ski jump with her bike or finds a load of scrap iron to carry home, she needs a new bike wheel.Here's how we str...
You can stomp a wheel pretty close to straight on regular pavement, but it's a lot easier if you find a way to do it without pushing on the hub. A hol...
This is the easy part. Just go for it and stomp it flat. Extra points for yelling and gesturing.
The metal rim has memory, so it'll spring back a bit after you flatten it. So you have to bend it a little further than straight. Put one or more stic...
Spin the wheel and hold it by the hubs to see where the bent spots are. You can mark them on the side with a pencil if you want.
Repeat sighting and bending. Here's another way to arrange the sticks.
Here's another method to bend the wheel. Try out any technique that seems like it might work. The wheel is now straight enough to ride again. If you ...
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Posted:Nov 1, 2007
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