It's MY mountain
Join Date: Sep 2006
Bikes: Klein, Merckx, Trek, Bike Friday
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Took apart my daughter's coaster brake hub last night
Should have checked Sheldon's site first but it was a rapid response requirement. Her hub was locking up without braking. She does like to lay down the skids though so maybe she caused the problem.
Anyway I went in there and took it all apart and greased things and managed to get it back together and working - didn't appear to be anything broken but it wasn't anything like I had imagined it would look like. Also, I thought the "reaction arm" was just a wheel retention device for dummies - but since I couldn't get it off I didn't do anything stupid.