Ok my rear wheel is out of true. This is on a new bike. Trek 1600, I'm 5-10 and 190 lbs. Does this mean that I need better/stronger wheels... Dont have the $ at this point...Does this bike come with poor stock wheels/tires?
Every wheelset is going to fall out of true sooner or later, no matter what the price range. Ask a bike shop for a quote on trueing the wheels- you might be suprised on how reasonable it can be. Some bikes are sold with a free adjustment / tune-up within a year. Check with the shop which sold it to you. Or read up on doing it yourself. Side-to-side truing is pretty easy to do, and it doesn't have to be perfect to work well.
Since it's a new bike the dealer should true and tension the wheels and spokes at no cost to you. This is a very common problem with new bikes. The wheels on my wife's Trek when brand new were way out of whack, very uneven tension.
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