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    Crank Removal on a Shwinn Varsity

    I've been seeing videos online and they have said to remove the bolt and then use a crank puller to remove the crank but I can't seem to find that on my bike I'll post some pictures up please help I will greatly appreciate it






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    You have a one piece crank, commonly called an Ashtabula crank. No need for anything but a big crescent wrench or a large rock.
    http://sheldonbrown.com/opc.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by dscheidt View Post
    You have a one piece crank, commonly called an Ashtabula crank. No need for anything but a big crescent wrench or a large rock.
    http://sheldonbrown.com/opc.html
    Thanks for the help I'm such a newbie so this should be even easier than buying a crank puller. Thanks again

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    I just noticed I didnt even have to do that to change it into a single gear on the front :O

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex2957 View Post
    I just noticed I didnt even have to do that to change it into a single gear on the front :O
    Yep. Just remove the five bolts that hold the chainguard and large chainring to the little chainring and you'll be fine. Clean off the rust and polish them up- they make great wind chimes.
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