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Old 01-21-2013, 07:28 AM   #4841
Semi-reformed Tsotsi
Joined: Nov 2007
Location: South Texas
Oddometer: 1,952
Originally Posted by CycleDoc59 View Post
I've had good luck by heating with a Mapp gas torch, then placing a chunk of
hard wood on the ding. I then hit the wood block with a 3-pound hammer. Just don't
strike the rim directly with a hammer! Usually when I finish, it's hard to tell where
the damage was... (oh yeah...first remove the wheel from the bike and then remove
the tire!)

While working on the wheel - check you spoke tension too. That is a part of regular PM that most neglect.
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