[CR]DOA Wheel Questions

(Example: Framebuilding:Technology)

From: "Tromper" <growfmonster@comcast.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Fri, 09 May 2008 20:34:09 +0000
Subject: [CR]DOA Wheel Questions

Hi folks,

I was lucky enough to only have my front wheel hit this AM on my 83 Trek 720 by a intellectually challenged individual in an SUV.

The wheel may be toast - The front end was bumped & the stem ended up about 75 degrees out of alignment. I noticed shortly after that the wheel was out of true - an LBS said the rim's shot.

Questions: - Anyone have an NOS source for an appropriate 27" Rigida Rim? - What would be a good rim if I can't find NOS? (Sun CR18?) - When Checking the headtube what should I look for aka damage etc - I'd just as soon not do a faceplant.

Thanks in advance for any thoughts on this.

Jon Tromp
Seattle WA.