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How To Remove Freewheel From Hub With Cut Spokes/Without Rim

I show how to remove a freewheel from a hub without a rim. The preferable method is to remove the freewheel from the wheel first, then cut the spokes. But stuff happens. Using this method, you can remove the freewheel without damaging either the freewheel or hub. You will need a chainwhip and a solid …Read more »

Sturmey Archer Front Wheel Dynohub Overhaul (60+ years old)

I overhaul a Sturmey Archer Dynohub on the front wheel of my 1954 Indian Scout bike. I am guessing it’s a GH8 or GH6. Disassemble, clean, lube, new bearings, re-assemble. The number 753 appears on the hub which I assume is a date code of 7/1953. A Sturmey Archer Dynohub is a wheel hub that …Read more »

Can I Update Wheel From 7 Speed Cassette To 8, 9, or 10 Speed Cassette?

I occasionally get asked by viewers if they can update a bike wheel from a 7 speed cassette, to an 8, 9 or 10 speed cassette. The answer is maybe. I explain and show what to look for to tell if you can replace the 7 speed cassette with a cassette with more cogs. Freewheel …Read more »

Convert Solid Axle/Bolt-On Wheel To Quick Release Axle

I show how to convert a solid axle to a quick release axle on a bolt on bike wheel. I do the conversion on a rear wheel in the video, but the process is about the same for the front. I ordered the quick release axle from eBay and it came with the cones and …Read more »

Fix Rear Bike Wheel – Off Center/Rubbing Frame

I show the steps a rear bike wheel might be off center or rub the insides of the chain stays of the frame. I discuss the various causes and and explain how to repair them. How To Make A Cheap Bike Frame Alignment Gauge Tool: