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How to true mavic wheels

explosifpeteexplosifpete Posts: 1,327
edited February 2008 in MTB workshop & tech
I've got a set of crossrides and i want to tighten them up but when i turn the nipple the spoke twists.
Any ideas?


  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 81,520 Lives Here
    you need a spoke holder.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • pair of pliers? on some form of clamp= much cheaper :D
  • robbarkerrobbarker Posts: 1,367
    Saw a slot in a 4" piece of batten - cut down to fit between the spokes. The blade is held in the slot.
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