Check your wheels are installed on dropouts firmly.
Hold the top of a wheel by one hand and the other hand holds the frame or fork nearby the wheel.
Push and pull the wheel sideways.
Feel the movement of bearings play.
If there is play, it may bearings are loose or worn. It needs adjustment or replacement.
Sealed bearings are being used most of the wheels nowadays. These are easy to maintenance. However, once it is worn it should be replaced.
Even many wheel manufacturers move to sealed bearings, Shimano uses ball bearings on their wheels. If ball bearings regularly maintained and adjusted, the performance could be always better than sealed bearings.
Chris King hubs are one of the best hubs. It’s different than other hubs, it is consisted of many parts and is need a dedicated tool for the service. (We do service for ISO, Classic and BMX Chris King hubs except for R45 hubs)
DT Swiss makes high-quality hubs. Some special tools are needed for overhaul service.
Sturmey Archer internal gear hubs could be seen on Brompton’s rear wheels. We do fully disassemble inner parts and clean them with sprocket and reset the shifting work.
Do you want to get well-balanced wheels? And need a combination of your preferred spokes and rims? We build up for you. We guarantee less than 0.5mm offset on the side and round shape
Wheel truing affects pedaling energy transmission. We adjust radial, lateral wheel balance perfectly.