Why will my bike not pedal?
But possible reasons are: Your freewheel is broken (it’s in the hub or in the block of gears, depending on type of bike). You have no chain (that would be pretty obvious) You have a hub gear and the indexing is off.
Can you convert freewheel to cassette?
You cannot convert a freewheel hub to cassette. You need a new rear hub. What he said. You’ll have to either get a whole new rear wheel or buy a rear hub and spokes and have them re-laced to your current rim.
Can you take apart a freewheel?
Disassembly. Leave the freewheel in place on the wheel, or screw it onto a wheel, so that you will have something to hold it with. Breaking the freewheel loose from the wheel now with a freewheel remover reduces the likelihood of damage to the inner body if you have to remove it for reassembly.
How do you take apart a bike wheel?
- Remove the tire and tube.
- Remove the rim strip.
- Remove the skewer, if there is one.
- Remove the gears. For rear wheels, GEARS MUST BE REMOVED! And done *before* the wheel is disassembled!
When should I replace my bike freewheel?
The old freewheel is worn to the old chain, and will skip on the new chain. However, it’s not usually worth replacing unless you test it and verify that it’s worn badly enough to skip. If it doesn’t skip, you’re fine.
What is the difference between freewheel and freehub?
The term “freewheel” refers to the whole gear cluster with the coasting mechanism inside. The freewheel is screwed onto a set of threads on the right-hand side of the wheel’s hub. On a freehub system, the coasting mechanism is a sub-assembly of the wheel’s hub.