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I was riding up a small bank so that both wheels were on it. i then pused down on the right pedal so i could get the bike in the air to 180 out of the bank. As i did thos i herd a loud crack and when i looked at the back wheel it was hanging off. When i took it to bits there was a small bit broken off the akle. I am now wondering how i get the old axle out now The bike is a 2010 onza comp Thanks

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The AXLE is balanced in the center of the wheel, and held on by 2 nuts on either side of the wheel.
Remove the wheel from the bicycle and remove ALL of the nuts and washers. You should ONLY have threaded bolt through the center of the wheel.
There are ball bearings in the center that allow the wheel to turn freely.
What you likely did was to break the casing.
Keep track of how you taake it apart, because when you get the new parts, you will have to put it back together.
Of course another option would be to take it to a shop and have them fix it, or get another wheel.

P.S. Please stay in school or use a spell checker, I could barely understand what you were asking.

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