- May 31, 2012
Was doing some measuring today in preperation for relacing the front wheel on my 71Cdo drum brake. This wheel appears to have been relaced before, judging by the spoke ends that were not trimmed down and left where they could poke into the tube :shock: It is also offset to the left side of the bike by approx. .200" when measuring from the edge of the rim to the inner side of the fork slider. Measurement from rim to slider on drive side is 1.132 and timing side is 1.326. The spoke flanges on the hub are evenly spaced between the sliders. Am I correct in thinking the rim shoud be centered between the fork legs, and thus the rim is on the centerline of the steering stem? That when I take measurements of how high the rim sits off a flat surface with the hub sitting flat on that surface, that I need to adjust the measurement so the centerline of the rim is on the same plane as the hub?