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Bike Doesn't Peddle Right

When I peddle the bike, on the back rim. The long screw part that goes through the rim and is connected to the gear part to make the wheel spin when you peddle the bike as the chain. So, I realize that between the screw and the gear no longer catch and help aid the wheel to spin. So my question is, since I like the style of the rims on the bike and I don't want to go to some random bike shop and buy a different set of rims. Can I buy the same kind of rim somewhere that's cheap? and reliable?

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I would suggest any bike shop can help you but if you have to have same ones go to craigslist, you may not find them because they aren't a high end product. i may be wrong i' haven't seen anything but complete bikes being sold by that company, actually they don't even make the rims its a components company like shamonno. If you want something close go online to dans comp, its a retailer you can get great deals from, i just like going to bike shop and seeing them, paying and bringing them home. don't forget that they may have a used set for sell, most bike shops would not be selling a used set unless they new they were in good condition.

Posted on Jan 24, 2013

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SOURCE: freewheel spins both ways cant peddle no were how

The freewheel has a ratchet pawl (an internal, spring loaded lever) that would normally engage gear teeth in one direction and click over them in the other direction. This is just like the action of a ratchet wrench. You might have a broken spring or broken pawl - in which case you will have to replace the freewheel---- Or it might just be dirty. Spray some WD 40 inside it (spray through the small gap between the round part that moves and the round part that doesn't. If that doesn't work, you'll have to replace it.

Posted on Oct 21, 2010

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