Previous Forum topic
Chamois cream ... Idiots guide
Next Forum topic
Moda Stretto or Giant TCR Advanced 2 - which to buy?
3600km, much of that over the winter, rear hub is noisy, grinding, slightly wobbly, Mavic XP22 with Shimano hub.
Buddy at the LBS says better just get a new wheel rather than replacing bits, keep the old one for next winter.
4 user comments
Have you inspected the bearings? Might just need some new balls / cones / grease and some tlc to keep going.
posted by joemmo [1018 posts] 4th March 2012 - 23:42
well on a recent service the mechy did say the bearing cup was getting pretty worn, to be fair.
Je vie dans l'espoir constant
posted by Strathlubnaig [115 posts] 5th March 2012 - 0:12
If it's Shimano hub, its a cup and cone jobbie and once the race is worn its a new hub. You could replace the hub and lace it up onto the existing rims and get your LBS to true it up, but in truth it might be just as much to get a replacement wheel.
Having said that, is it possible just to replace the freehub bearing? That sounds like it could be at least part of your problem.
posted by arrieredupeleton [581 posts] 5th March 2012 - 10:26
I think a bit of further closer investigation is needed before dropping the £
posted by Strathlubnaig [115 posts] 5th March 2012 - 10:28
On the Forum
Events coming up
Want to advertise? Click here
road.cc is made by Farrelly Atkinson Ltd, Unit 7b, Green Park Station, Bath BA11JB Tel 01225 588855 Company #6644103. All material © Farrelly Atkinson 2008–present unless otherwise stated. Terms and conditions of use.