Wheel bearing

Discussion in 'Bicycle Repair' started by Comandoriv, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. Comandoriv

    Comandoriv New Member

    Hey everyone,

    Now I'm not sure if this was because of the wheel being 4 years old and heavily used or what, but my wheel bearing literally came out of place causing a wobble. And sseemingly rendering the wheel dangerous.

    Did anyone have a problem with their wheel bearing? I have yet to start the engine for the first time. This problem occured while pedaling.
     

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  2. Timbone

    Timbone Active Member

    Setting the bearings on a bike wheel is fairly easy. You may need two cone wrenches that are the correct size.
     
  3. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

    probably just needed adjusting before the sprocket was put on - I wouldn't worry about it unless it happens again
     
  4. butre

    butre Well-Known Member

    that happens a lot to cheap wheels. I've never had it happen on a shimano hub
     
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