Instructions for assembly, usage and maintenance

Instructions for assembly and use:

  • keep in mind that these are creations of precious wood hand crafted;
  • The product is made entirely from natural materials and fully recyclable;
  • Carefully inspect the wooden rims, make sure that they have not been damaged during transport;
  • Use only niples and washers supplied with the wooden rims by CB Italia;
  • Use only 2mm stainless steel spokes;
  • To calculate the length of the spokes use the follow tool’s: LENGTH SPOKES CALCULATION;
  • For the wooden rims for clincher and pneumatic tires, Before mounting a tire, make sure to put correctly the tape-nipples that protects the inner tube by friction with the spoke nipples;
  • Use brake pads in light hard paste (NO BLACK); e.g. Brake pads type Universal red or carbon rim pads;
  • The tension, of a new wheel, has to be checked after the first 100 and 500 kilometers;
  • The tension shall be round about 8/900N without tyre; (use the tool that mesures the tension of the spoke)

Cleaning and Maintenance:

  • Clean the wooden rims when necessary, with cloth dampened with water and alcohol denatured type;
  • Carefully wipe the surface of the rim with a soft, dry the circle in the natural air until the last traces of moisture/humidity have disappeared;
  • Wipe the surface of the rim with Tung oil or raw linseed oil as alternative;
  • Wait that the oil is dry and wipe, with a soft, for the last time the surface of the rim;

Storage / Preservation:

  • product if not used should be stored in covered dry areas at a temperature between 10 and 30 degrees and 50 and 80 % air humidity;
  • reduce the tires pressure when not in use.