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 Post subject: Living with Tension....
PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:26 pm 
North Wales Deputy AEC
North Wales Deputy AEC
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Having recently acquired a tension disc wheel I can begin to see how they acquired their monicker...

First gentle tarmac ride was a spongy affair with a few random pops and clicks, like it was made of paper or card - most worrying. Even more so was the distinct lack of that disc wheel roar...

Spent 30 minutes truing and tensioning as much as I dare and it rides a whole lot better, yet still no 'roar' to speak of. Should I be able to hear it as a rider or is it just heard by passers by?

Any tips from seasoned pros as to set up of the perfect disc wheel...??

Mr K

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