Monday, August 23, 2010

New Wheel, A Little Shipping Damage, Easy Fix

Can you even see it? This rim came with a little ding near the valve stem, a very nice set of wheels. Send it back or just fix it?

Perfection is an opinion, an unattainable human obsession. I put so much into trying to reach a level of perfect in my work and in my bike builds. But I think of a story about Islamic rug weavers that intentionally weave a patch of dissimilar pattern into an other wise perfect rug in the belief that man is not to reach perfection.

Now, I know you can't see it.