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I have a mongoose rebal, i was riding around like normal doing small jumps when i hears some grinding then pop. So i got off and looked and it looks like my whole bearing poped out so i took my back wheel off and sure enough im missing a bearing and theres 3bend then rings i have no clue what to do? Help!

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You will have to replace the axle and repack new bearings a huge greasy mess buy new back wheel. if you are jumping that bike does not come with strong enough wheels for hard riding. if you upgrade the back wheel you can always keep it for your next bike, like an investment in your happiness.

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More than likely the wheel is out of true. There are 2 choices,

1 Buy a spoke wrench and attemp to true the wheel. You can do this by spinning the wheel to locate the spot where the wheel goes furthest to one side then tighten the spoke coming from the opposite side. Do this slowly 1/2 turn at a time. Do not over tighten the spoke. It may be necessary to loosen the other side slightly.

Alternate spokes between both sides of wobble.

2 Take bike to a good local bike shop to be tuned and have the wheels trued. Most shops offer a tune up at low cost. A well tuned bike will last a long time.

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The wheel isn't centred correctly is my bet. Looking at the bike from behind, is the wheel pointing straight ahead, or is it off to one side? Common mistake to either not put it back in straight, or not tight enough, and the chain tension when you pedal will pull the wheel off centre.

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SOURCE: took the back tire off of a Mongoose Racer X 7808

I hope this helps:http://www.mongoose.com/usa/eng/bmx/MongooseTemplates/downloads/OwnersMan_Mass_010307.pdf

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SOURCE: riding 3 wheel schwinn meridian on a slope

Try shifting your weight to the center of the road side of the seat and steering slightly towards the center of the road. You might have to adjust your seat down slightly to give you a lower center of gravity. Unfortunately roads aren't particularly designed with enough width on the shoulders. If you are an older person, you may be able to get away with riding on the sidewalks unless there is a bylaw or law which prevents you from doing so. Just be really courteous to the pedestrians.

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Local bike shop determined that both wheels were defective. I took the junk back to Walmart and got a refund... PROBLEM SOLVED!!

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