Have questions or want to discuss cycling? Join Now or Sign In to participate in the BikeRide community.

New: Take part in the February Giveaway for a Reflective Backpack & Spine Protector from RiderBag


27 inch wheel problem
#1
Hi recently purchased a set of araya 27 inch rims to upgrade my old commuter, i am very new to this whole bike repair thing so bear with me.
I purchased a sunrace 5 spd freewheel screw on and when i got it home the thread size was all wrong. Here is a picture of the connection on the hub and the freewheel, i would be very grateful on some advice, many thanks...

[attachment=3996]




[attachment=3997]
  Reply
#2
The "innerds" from the old freewheel are still there, that part from the 8 pointed star at the back to the brass threads at the front are the old freewheels guts. Someone couldn't get it off. That little silver arm in the middle is a pawl (the "ratchet") that drives the wheel & lets it coast.
  Reply
#3
(03-11-2013, 08:41 AM)1FJEF Wrote:  The "innerds" from the old freewheel are still there, that part from the 8 pointed star at the back to the brass threads at the front are the old freewheels guts. Someone couldn't get it off. That little silver arm in the middle is a pawl (the "ratchet") that drives the wheel & lets it coast.

Thank you very much for the detailed information. Now I can make the trip to the cycle shop with confidence and not look like a fool in person, thanks again...
  Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
Sad
1,866
09-10-2020, 02:28 AM
Last Post: Jesper
 
7,865
07-17-2014, 08:21 PM
Last Post: nfmisso
 
9,339
03-24-2014, 08:44 AM
Last Post: poggor
 
9,593
01-13-2012, 07:52 AM
Last Post: ghost

Forum Jump:

[-]
10 Latest Posts
Can you help me find out which Koga Miya...
Today 03:10 PM
New bike
Today 02:11 PM
Looking for bikes on Craigslist
Today 12:14 PM
Singlespeed freewheel chain compability
Today 09:18 AM
How to stay safe while biking?
Yesterday 08:47 PM
Chain for specialized rockhopper
Yesterday 01:28 PM
Cold toes during long bike rides
Yesterday 12:40 PM
How many people ride everyday?
02-28-2021 07:05 PM
Tricycle rear axel removal
02-27-2021 07:52 PM
What kind of frame do I have here?
02-27-2021 03:01 AM

[-]
Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. Jesper
13 posts
no avatar 2. Criminal
8 posts
no avatar 3. Painkiller
7 posts
no avatar 4. ILv2MTB
6 posts
no avatar 5. JoJoJo
4 posts