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Before you go out on a long bike ride you may want to true up your wheels. This truing stand is super cheap to make, and truing your wheels can really make a difference on your next bicycle trip.

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Marc de Vinck

I’m currently working full time as the Dexter F. Baker Professor of Practice in Creativity in the Masters of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship Program at Lehigh University. I’m also an avid product designer, kit maker, author, father, tinkerer, and member of the MAKE Technical Advisory board.



  1. Wilson! says:

    I’ve built several sets of wheels, and there’s some good info and links on that page. Tool snobs will hate the budget truing stand, but then, they’re snobs.

    1. Marc de Vinck says:


      I’m glad you liked it….I thought the website had a lot of good tips.

  2. Ben Egan says:

    This post needs love. Thanks for sharing!

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