Freewheels & Cassettes

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How To Make A Freewheel Quieter

I show how to quiet down a loud, noisy freewheel.

How To Fix A Sticky Freehub

The usual reason a freehub gets sticky, is the old grease/oil inside becomes thick and congealed. I show how to remove the freehub, clean the old grease out, lube and re-install the freehub for a bike wheel cassette.

How To Clean, Degrease and Lube a Bike Freewheel

Using an old dirty freewheel, I show how to degrease, clean, and lubricate a freewheel for a bike. This wheel was in my garage, and I can’t remember what it came from. But it was pretty dirty. So I figured it would make a good example for how to clean a freewheel. I use WD-40 …Read more »

How To Check Cassette/Freewheel Wear With Rohloff HG Check Tool

I show how to check for a worn freewheel or cassette using a Rohloff HG/IG Sprocket Wear Indicator. This tool is designed for Shimano HG freewheels and cassettes but may work on other brands as well. Rohloff HG/IG Sprocket Wear Indicator at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B001GSKIJ/ref=nosim/rjthebikeguy-20

Terry Prism – Vintage Women’s Road Bike Restore/Update

My friend wanted a small size women’s road bike. I hunted around and found this vintage Terry Prism road bicycle for her. It had been converted to hybrid type bars as well as other changes. I stripped it to the bare frame, cleaned/overhauled everything, and put it back together converting it back to drop bars, …Read more »