RICK’S WIDE WHEEL WORRY

Classic Bike (UK) - - Classic Workshop -

Ev­ery­thing seemed straight on my Rudge, so how come the wheel was too wide for the forks? Ac­cord­ing to the parts book, the wheels are all the same. Pok­ing a straight bar through the top and bot­tom spring mounts re­vealed all – down at the axle end, the bar was no longer in the cen­tre.

The fork was slightly bent in­ward. A straight edge re­vealed where, and with care­fully-ap­plied pres­sure I was able to straighten it. Panic over...

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