BVC-CHAT Tire/spoke Advice
frank.irwin at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 11:12:49 CDT 2007
On 9/26/07, Jean Marie Linhart <jmlinhart at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jeff Ackerman wrote:
> > Poor spoke tension will cause the tires to be harder to remove.
> > ...sounds silly perhaps, but true.
> I call B.S. on this. Even if the wheel is badly out of true, this
> cannot have much, if any, of an effect on the ease of removing the
I think his claim was not about trueness, but that the actual radius
of the rim would be slightly smaller with properly tensioned spokes.
(I'm not saying I agree that that would make much of a difference
in tire mounting, though. ;-) )
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