Rim Flat Spot

Unloaded the bike Sat. night and noticed had a rear flat tire and a pretty large flat spot on the rim. Anyone ever try to pound one out?

Don"t want to crack the rim but wondered if it was worth a try?

Unloaded the bike Sat. night and noticed had a rear flat tire and a pretty large flat spot on the rim. Anyone ever try to pound one out?

Don"t want to crack the rim but wondered if it was worth a try?

You'd have to use a press. Hammering won't do much. If it's minor, you probably won't even notice it. I got in a hurry one night on way to work. Stopped to get a sandwich on my klr and in leaving didn't notice parking barricade. Yup I hit it. Didn't pop the tire but it did ding the rim. Rode to work then home. Never even noticed it. Did try to hammer it out later with no luck. Finally pressed it out when it came time to put new tire on.

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