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Bicycle Rear Wheel Problem

Don’t know how to fix bicycle rear wheel problem, the wheel turning, but it is wobbling around.

Do I have to buy a new wheel or can I fix this? If this can be fixed, please tell me how.

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  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2009

    the wheel wobbles side to side when going down hills, it is not the axle because that is tight on both bolts it's the cones i been told

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You may have buckled your wheel if its a spoked type ! If you have buy a spoke key and tighten the spokes opposite the buckle .............ie if the buckle goes over to the left stop wheel and tighten spoke that lie on the right of the rim ..........it fairly easy if your rim is not to badly damaged..... you will have to keep on tinkering to true the wheel up.......ps also check your spoke are tight before starting as i have seen spokes just loosen for no reason.......hope this helps.

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Tighten the two pinion gear bolts that are holding the rear wheel, if the wheel is wobbling, then that is the problem.

If this does not fix the problem, you will probably better buy a new wheel, or replace the whole pinion gear and axis assembly, better to replace the wheel.

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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How does the gear assy. come off the rear wheel. i have to replace some spokes and the assy is in the way..

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Sounds to me like the bearing cone nuts are loose. Your local bike shop should be able to sell you a cone spanner, which is a very thin spanner that help you to adjust the 'cones' which are held within the frame on the axle.
I could fix it for you for free if you come to Alice Springs...one less car!

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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