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

New: Take part in the July Giveaway for an Electric Commuter Bike from KBO Bike


What freehub do I have?
#1
Hello to everyone,
I'm new to the forum and I want to congratulate with all of you for your excellent work! Now we can go to the serious stuff:

I'm not an expert of bikes and I'm trying to fix my old TREK. The freehub is broken so I decided to replace it. It was not easy but, finally, I removed it from the bike. Now I have two questions:

1) I'm not sure I removed it correctly because the back of the freehub is different from what I can see online
2) if I removed it correctly, can someone tell me what kind of freehub is this? I want to buy the replacement Smile

Thanks for your help

[Image: 11brshv.jpg]
  Reply
#2
What is the name of the hub you pulled from? Trek has been known to use generic free hubs on lower end bikes. If this is the case, totally douch it it light oil and try to free up the pawls to get it working again and re-install the one you have. Common on bikes from around the 2000 era. what model is your bike and the approx. year?
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
  Reply
#3
(07-30-2015, 08:05 PM)painkiller Wrote:  What is the name of the hub you pulled from? Trek has been known to use generic free hubs on lower end bikes. If this is the case, totally douch it it light oil and try to free up the pawls to get it working again and re-install the one you have. Common on bikes from around the 2000 era. what model is your bike and the approx. year?

Thanks for the suggestion! The hub is a JOYTECH 97C...now I'm a little bit closer to a solution. I wrote to the JOYTECH customer service and hopefully they will give me some ideas.

I'll bring the wheel to a bike shop close to my office. I was told those guys are pretty good..let's see

Thanks
  Reply
#4
Good luck and post back your results. This is the problem when bike company's trim fat in the wrong places to keep prices down. I have had some decent Joytech hubs over the years, but when it comes to parts it is a pain in the rear at times. Shimano hubs and your good to go. You may as well service your bearings in your hub while your at it.
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
  Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
 
10,735
01-27-2015, 03:36 PM
Last Post: nfmisso
 
15,091
05-23-2013, 11:21 AM
Last Post: mmontero
 
7,506
01-26-2013, 01:29 PM
Last Post: 1FJEF
 
16,789
09-14-2009, 04:12 AM
Last Post: Joe_W
 
7,536
08-08-2009, 03:28 AM
Last Post: cyclerUK
 
9,928
10-16-2008, 12:36 PM
Last Post: neex

Forum Jump:

[-]
10 Latest Posts
Hi
Today 10:17 AM
COLNAGO SUPER (unknown year)
Today 07:57 AM
Hallo..
Today 05:46 AM
Shifter Doesn't Have Clicking Sound
Today 12:01 AM
Looking for reliable bikes for gf and me...
Yesterday 09:03 PM
One expensive lock vs two cheaper locks?
Yesterday 10:41 AM
Sling Cycles Tagati
Yesterday 12:10 AM
What are your best biking places in your...
07-21-2021 02:30 PM
Bike won't shift gears at all, please he...
07-19-2021 07:51 AM
Crank Puller Failing to Pull Crank
07-19-2021 12:00 AM

[-]
Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. Jesper
28 posts
no avatar 2. ReapThaWhirlwind
11 posts
no avatar 3. JR Namida
9 posts
no avatar 4. Zviedrs
6 posts
no avatar 5. Criminal
5 posts