Re: Wheel alignment

Aaron Goldman /
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> baird co Wrote:

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> > > Check the sprocket by spinning the wheel and holding a pencil,

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> > > screwdriver, stick, whatever, right above the teeth. As it spins,

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> > > the gap between the teeth and the stick.

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> > > You'll notice if it hops up and down.

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> > > But that wouldn't make your wheel hop. It'll just mess with your

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> > > tension. And they all have a little bit of out of round-ness.

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> > > It's the wheel or tire that would make it hop. Or a severely bent

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> > I can tell you, for fact, if your wheels are out of round enough like

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> > mine were it will absolutely move you up and down like a hopping,

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> > galloping horse.

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> > The wheel won't leave the ground but it absolutely makes you feel like

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> > you're bobbing.

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> That's not what I typed. Having a sprocket out of round a little bit

> wouldn't make your wheel hop.

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> But a flatspotted, or bent, or egg-shaped wheel would definitely give

> you a hoppity horse ride.

Apologies, definitely didn’t read your post right the first time.

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