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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 »

How To Overhaul Sturmey Archer SC Coaster Brake Hub

I show how to disassemble, clean, lube and re-assemble a Sturmey Archer Model “SC” coaster brake hub.

How To Replace A Freehub Body On A Bike Wheel

The cassette on the bike was not turning smoothly in reverse. It had a gritty kind of feel and there was more play than I though there should be. So I was pretty sure the freehub was both dirty and worn. So I replaced the freehub body. I show the whole process of removing the …Read more »

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 »

How To Connect/Adjust Shift Cable On Shimano 3 Speed Hub

I show to connect the shift cable and adjust the shifting on a bike with a Shimano 3 speed wheel hub.