Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Bikes direct bike rear cog coming loose. Issue with hub?
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09-21-10, 11:51 AM
So i recently purchased a Windsor The Hour on bikes direct and I noticed that the hubs on the rear only have threading in one direction. The my concern became a serious issue when I tried to slow down with my feet and the torque began to unthread the cog. Is there any fix for this or is it safer/better to just get a new set of wheels with hubs that have threads in both directions?
09-21-10, 11:53 AM
did you look at the threading on both sides of the hub?
09-21-10, 11:54 AM
Do you own a chain whip and a lock ring tool?
09-21-10, 12:19 PM
Assuming you haven't tightened your cog and lockring with proper tools as per the BikesDirect instructions....
Bring the wheel to a decent shop, be prepared to buy a new hub/wheel tho.
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