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Remove cassette from wheel

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Hoskins Mar 29. 5 Replies

Hello folks - I've scored a dumped bike and I'm using it for restoration practice before I tackle my 1983 Malvern Star. So I'm a true novice.I want to remove this cassette from the wheel. I took it…Continue

Rack on a carbon bike

Started this discussion. Last reply by Common Old Garrwain Mar 14, 2017. 18 Replies

Hello fellow riders - I have a carbon bike and I’ve attached a rear rack. As background for the curious, I bought this bike (a Giant Avail) years ago and I barely ride it. My ‘real’ bike, a standard…Continue

Helmets

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kathy Francis Mar 22, 2013. 82 Replies

...if you really can't fathom or understand riding without a helmet, can I please request you close this entry and ignore it. I've been cycling in Sydney since about 1994 and I've never worn a…Continue

 

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Peter Hoskins replied to Roisin Kelly's discussion Remove cassette from wheel
"I would get an new LBS - shocked to read this"
Mar 29
Jon replied to Roisin Kelly's discussion Remove cassette from wheel
"Well that does explain why it looks like cassette on my bike, it's a freewheel also. Just as well the guy removed it for you, they can be extremely tight and hard to get off. Ruined a rim once trying to get one off."
Mar 28
tonydelyall replied to Roisin Kelly's discussion Remove cassette from wheel
"Hello Roisin. If you are interested here a link that explains the difference between freewheels and cassettes from Sheldon Brown's excellent web site. https://www.sheldonbrown.com/free-k7.html"
Mar 25
Roisin Kelly replied to Roisin Kelly's discussion Remove cassette from wheel
"Thank you Jon. Problem solved with the help of Inner City Cycles in Glebe.  Turns out it's a freewheel (not a cassette made up of many parts) and the tool is called a freewheel something-or-other.  PS. Inner City Cycles is under new…"
Mar 25
Jon replied to Roisin Kelly's discussion Remove cassette from wheel
"Looks like a cassette I have. I would have expected the guy in the bike shop to recognise it though, so that does some doubt in my mind. Anyway, there is a spline tool that goes in side the cassette over the axle. If you can take a photo directly…"
Mar 25
Roisin Kelly posted a discussion

Remove cassette from wheel

Hello folks - I've scored a dumped bike and I'm using it for restoration practice before I tackle my 1983 Malvern Star. So I'm a true novice.I want to remove this cassette from the wheel. I took it to a bike shop and a young dude said it was uncommon. He didn't know what this configuration is called or the tool to remove it (he suggested I come back when a more experienced guy was there).To avoid biking around with the wheel strapped to my back, I want to phone around. Can anyone tell me what…See More
Mar 25

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Drummoyne
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