Re: [CR]need freewheel removal advice

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Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 13:20:29 -0700
From: "Jay Sexton" <jvs@sonic.net>
To: randy dugan <rsdugan@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]need freewheel removal advice
References: <129046.3280.qm@web31814.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <129046.3280.qm@web31814.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
cc: classicrendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Yeah, I know of that possibility and I probably could have done that in the time I have been crying to the list. I was hoping for another solution.

This is probably my posting limit for the day.

Thank you to those who have offered a response.

Jay Sexton Sebastopol, CA

randy dugan wrote:
> i think yahoo mail is corrupting my posts again, so sorry in advance.
> jay, i think you can lace just the non-drive side to a rim and get enough leverage to remove the freewheel. did i read that on sheldon's site or make it up? anyone tried it?
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> randy dugan
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> Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 12:31:50 -0700
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> From: Jay Sexton <jvs(AT)sonic.net>
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> Subject: [CR]need freewheel removal advice
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> Well boys and girls, I just did something so incredibly idiotic I can
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> only laugh at myself, in a sad sort of way. In the past I have been
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> amazed when I have seen or heard of somebody doing this same exact
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> thing. How dumb can you get, I remember thinking. After 40 plus
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> years of working on bicycles I finally did it.
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> Here goes, I'll just blurt it out.....I cut a hub out of a wheel before
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> I took the freewheel off. There, I said it.
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> Yup. Stupid, huh. Go ahead, laugh, get it over with......okay,
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> done?? Now comes the advice part. Any suggestions on how to get the
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> darn freewheel off without having to lace it into a hub again? For
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> some reason I am not getting any hits when I do an archive search, so I
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> turn to the collective wisdom.
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> I have been riding and working on freehubs for so long that in my haste
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> I forgot I was working on a freewheel hub.
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> Thanks for any help or references.
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> Jay stoooopid Sexton
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> Sebastopol, CA