How To True A Mountain Bike Wheel On The Trail

Published on November 18th 2023


We've all had a big crash on our mountain bike or whipped a little too far and landed sideways; There are many things that can cause a buckled wheel. So Rich Payne thought it would be a good idea to show you how to true an MTB wheel while out on the trail, as buckles rarely happen when you're at home. These tips are likely to help you ride out of a zone or even finish your day on the bike if you exercise caution, but we would always recommend taking another look at your wheel or consulting a professional once these tips have got your home! ⏱️ Timestamps ⏱️ 0:00 - Intro 1:20 - Get Set Up 2:00 - Getting Started 3:20 - The Process 4:44 - Truing Your Wheel Useful Links: Watch The UCI MTB World Series Elite Racing On GCN+ πŸ‘‰ πŸ› NEW MTB Bike Maintenance Book πŸ‘‰ Submit Top Mods, Bike Caves, Rewinds and more to us πŸ‘‰ Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ Watch #shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ What multi-tool do you have? Does it come with a spoke key/tool? Let us know in the comments! πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN Tech... πŸ“Ή Pro Mechanic's Top Hacks To Make Even The Worst Jobs Easy πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 Flamingo Floatie - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Living Life Without Fear - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Stay Hazy - Duckmaw When This Is Over - Midnight Cycler #gmbntech #gmbn #mtb #mountainbiking #wheels #truewheels The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: Smith Helmets & Eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Wahoo: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Racing - Electric Mountain Bike Network - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -