Tech Tips: BMX Wheel Truing 37

Is your wheel bent? Brian gives you some hints on how to keep your BMX wheels running straight.

Credit: Vital BMX
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37 comments
  • Michael_O'Grady

    5/6/2012 2:51 PM

    Okay, i bought a wheel from a local bike shop and my spokes keep getting loose. am i not tightening them enough or what's the deal with that?

  • NextGenesis88

    10/20/2012 10:47 PM

    are you tightening the wrong way? if you don't know how to true really it's best to have the shop do it correctly with all the right tools.

  • Miller jr

    1/28/2011 7:19 AM

    i just learnt how to lace wheels its not as hard as it looks saved myself alot of money by doing it myself

  • bmx is the bomb L.M

    11/5/2010 11:42 PM

    what if your wheel has a couple of bends

  • Dylan_Harrison

    7/24/2010 9:23 AM

    what if your wheel is is like an egg shape but very minor

  • tothemax

    4/8/2010 8:05 PM

    so do you just get a spoke wrench and pull on it a little? cuz my new wheel has a little wable to it

  • manel

    2/26/2010 8:20 PM

    good lessons try to film how to a lace a wheel plz

  • nick macarthur

    2/24/2010 2:36 PM

    wow my dumb ass never thought that i could leave the wheel on the bike i been fooling with my back wheel forever but this helped me fix it

  • ZaCh...P

    11/28/2009 10:28 AM

    before this i didnt know what truing was

  • AbeCornell

    11/5/2009 3:37 AM

    this isn't exactull the best video i wouldn't try it on your riding wheel first try it on an old one or watch someone do it in person thats how i learnt to true a wheel and how to build a wheel

  • brad93

    10/22/2009 7:11 AM

    tells you the basic concept, but leaves out alot. just by watching this you still won't be albe to fix your rim

  • flecky

    7/31/2009 2:45 AM

    lekker man

  • aznsbmx?

    7/15/2009 6:47 PM

    omg i didnt noe it was this easy thanks brian

  • bigd021191

    5/26/2009 7:44 PM

    haha my back wheel is rubin on both sides of the frame. its just about unrideable. i realy need a spoke wrintch. im ganna try this method first before i take it to my local shop

  • narcotic_bmx

    5/14/2009 9:57 PM

    mannnn i did exactly what b-k told me to do now i have a huuuuge jump in my wheel l>.< piiiissssssssssssss

  • bIG pOKIE

    5/14/2009 1:44 PM

    ight then ive been needin to do this nikka........hhahahah

  • hbrider995

    5/10/2009 5:52 AM

    lets hope this works

  • sarkumfromindonesia

    5/10/2009 3:07 AM

    truing wheels in Indonesia is cheap, only cost you 15.000 rupiah or around 1,5 US dollars... but its good to know how to do it.... nice Info....

  • foxrider18

    5/9/2009 3:26 PM

    Can't say how much I was going to spend to get this done for me! Thanks!!!

  • Angry

    5/9/2009 1:02 PM

    cool

  • dk bikes1

    5/9/2009 12:45 PM

    thanks brian