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    My leg made the cover! tjspahr's Avatar
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    Ksyrium ES Rear Hub Issue

    My rear Ksyrium ES seems to "drag" when I spin the rear wheel when in the bike stand. I'm the original owner, crashed the wheel and bent the axle in '08, and since I had the mavic insurance, the wheel was repaired.

    I have ridden the wheels little since the repair; maybe 500 miles. I checked the hub adjustment, and it seemed fine. Did a search of prior posts, and found several discussing cleaning/re-lubing the freehub. I looks pretty straightforward; any Ksyrium owners have the same issue and find that it was fixed by doing this?
    "If it first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no use being a damn fool about it." - W.C. Fields

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    Senior Member Jed19's Avatar
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    It can't hurt to clean and re-lube the hub. I have two Mavic wheelsets, and I clean and lube them regularly.

    It could also mean that the white bushing in the freehub is shot.


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