Check your rear wheels

Check your rear wheels

Postby Jerryjan » Wed Mar 19, 2014 10:49 pm

Hi just had to change my rear wheel on my 11 month old Trek Domane. I had ridden approx 5000 kms. The rim had developed multiple cracks by the spoke nipples. Good news replaced under warranty no charge. But disappointing to see this is an old problem for trek which they have not fixed. Cheers Jerry
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Re: Check your rear wheels

Postby flex5150 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:44 pm

what wheel, RXL?
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Re: Check your rear wheels

Postby Jerryjan » Fri Mar 21, 2014 2:57 pm

Hi the bike is at home today. It say bontrager race on the rim from 5.2 Domane.

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Re: Check your rear wheels

Postby embee8 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:03 pm

Amazing to hear. I've had mine close to 12 months now, done 4,500 kms and just looked at my rims. No visible damage :o Have just changed the rear tyre and, of course, a few tubes... :wink:
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Re: Check your rear wheels

Postby biker jk » Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:28 pm

Someone I ride with occasionally broke a rear spoke on his less than one-year old Trek Domane. He's not a clydesdale either.
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Re: Check your rear wheels

Postby embee8 » Mon Apr 07, 2014 2:52 pm

Spoke *ahem* too soon didn't I ... noise from the back wheel was due to rubbing spokes. Took into my LBS and seems some are about to crack ! Need to take it back for the rep to see it and I'll get a new wheel on warranty.
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Re: Check your rear wheels

Postby embee8 » Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:06 pm

Update: wheel replaced same day I brought it in ... under warranty (phew).
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Re: Check your rear wheels

Postby Leeism » Sat Oct 25, 2014 11:32 pm

I had the same issue with my rear wheel, think there was cracks around 3 spokes
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