Carbon rims

KonaKing100 Posts: 52
edited May 2009 in Workshop
I have a friend who has a pair of Planet X Pro 50 Aero carbon wheels and he has asked me to true them. I true and build all my wheels but haven't done anythng with carbon fibre and I was wondering if there is any difference between truing alloy rims and carbon rims?



  • Monty Dog
    Monty Dog Posts: 20,614
    Fewer spokes = more balanced tension needed. Keep each adjustment to a quarter turn and avoid over-tightening. Do the wheels have internal nipples? Then you might need a special spoke key. If the nipples are aluminium, they might have corroded internally too.
    Make mine an Italian, with Campagnolo on the side..