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    Freehub question

    I have a set of the Bontrager Race Lite TLR Disc 29 wheels and when I move the rear wheel the chain and pedals advance like it was a fixed gear. When I hold the pedals still (which takes almost no effort) I can hear the freehub ratchet as normal. I know this is not normal because it does not happen on any of my other bikes.

    What can I do to fix this problem? My guess would be to remove the freehub from the wheel and lubricate the inside parts with a light oil. I have never taken a freehub off and I hear there are lots of small parts. Can any mechanics confirm or set me straight?

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    Don't fret over it.
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    Thanks for the link, I have never done it before, reading that page makes me less worried about taking the freehub off.

    Can anyone tell me if the pedals turning is a problem? Or like the original reply said I should just deal with it?

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