Wheel Truing Stand

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Wheel Truing Stand

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Synonyms: DE: Radzentrierständer, Zentrierständer
Type: workholding
Material: bicycle wheels
Used with: spoke key
Location: metal workshop
Access Requirements: read this page
Similar (More or Less): Zentrierlehre

Moritz donated a wheel truing stand for our metal workshop. It can be used to laterally true bike wheels, i.e. make sure the rim of the wheel lies exactly in one plane and does not touch the brakes occasionally.

Here are a nice video tutorial and a blog post that may help first-time users!