I need help!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by molock, May 13, 2008.

  1. molock

    molock New Member

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    My bike now runs very well with help of this site and some friends but I cant get the rear hub to stay put it wants to open up when I ride and gets louse after only a mile or so on the right side how can I fix this issue? chi I.L.
     
  2. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    You mean the axel /cones get loose? Make sure your locknut is there and nothing is rubbing to loosen the axel.

    Is this a coaster brake or cassette?
     
  3. sisdavid

    sisdavid New Member

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    mine did that a lot then it kind of stopped. Get one of those bicycle wrenches that are flat hold the lock nut with it and turn the big one. Get them tight together.
     
  4. Easy Rider

    Easy Rider Santa Cruz Scooter Works

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    My coaster brake hub does it alot also.
     
  5. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    Unless there is crud or sand or ??? in there to really speed up the wear, nothing should loosen up if everything is tight and adjusted properly from the start. It is a bit tricky to get it right the first time sometimes and I know with a coaster brake you have to remove or grind down the dust cover one the engine sprocket side to clear the sprocket.

    Better very slightly loose than too tight.
     

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