Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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It isn't pressed in, but doesn't turn. It has a side-flatted shape, (like a race track) and should be free sliding so the nut can draw it in. Odds are it's simply bound by corrosion, and you should be able to tap it out with a punch.
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