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Techno Front Wheel Offset

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Hi all, seem to have a bit of a front wheel issue on my recently purchased 94/95 Techno. Riding yesterday i noticed to front fender was catching the tyre, so today i whipped the fender off and was surprised to see the wheel not central between the forks, is this normal for this model?

I thought maybe the chap who just trued the wheel may have had the end caps out and put them back in wrong, but swapping them almost centers things back up, but the disk bolts catch on the forks. The last owner had fitted some washers behind the disk, maybe he thought they weren't supposed to be 'wobbly' but I heard they are floating disks? Anyway, removed them and the bolts still catch.

Now the larger of the end caps is fitted to the disk side of the hub (how it was).

Many thanks in advance for any advice.

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It`s supposed to be centered. I do not recall the older bikes using hex heads, but all the pictures the bikes have the disc guards on. Maybe need to find another to have a good look at.

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All the ones I have ever see have an almost flat head screw holding the disc on. Chaging those hex heads may help

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If the disc lines up with the caliper as it should then it must be the rim pulled off centre with the spokes.

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Why the wire around the spokes?

Wondered that myself! Thought it was maybe a trials thing, but I've not seen anyone else do it.

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If the disc lines up with the caliper as it should then it must be the rim pulled off centre with the spokes.

Will find out when my new caliper arrives. Don't suppose you know what the offset should be? Or just equal/centred? I'll try and find a good wheel builder.

Cheers.

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The wires around the spoke crossing positions are to prevent further damage due to a flailing spoke, should a spoke break. Cable ties are also used for this purpose.

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