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Old 07-29-2014   #10
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Bubble Wheel Balancer for cage tires... worth it?

Originally Posted by Hyflyer View Post
What is "road force balanced" .... haven't heard of that
It's a balancer that loads the wheel assembly with a roller while it spins on the machine.

It also measures irregularities in the tire and rim independently. Then instructs on how to repair any abnormalities.

It's a huge pain in my ass, in other words.

Most shops around cincy should be charging around $20-25 per wheel for a mount and balance, especially on a loose wheel. This doesn't necessarily mean a road force balance, but if you don't have any bends or dings in the rim and it's a brand new tire, I wouldn't worry about it. A good dynamic balance will suffice.

Mechanics $.02
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