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    that kid down the block
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    problems changing wheels

    so i bought new wheels for my Trek and when i went to take the front wheel off i can't get it to budge.

    the axle nuts come off with no problems but then i am left with this:


    the silver rings won't budge or move at all so i can't get the wheel off.

    help?

    edit: sorry about the pic size

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    kroil, time, and leverage are your solution.
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    Quote Originally Posted by delorean View Post
    kroil, time, and leverage are your solution.
    Yeah, penetrating oil... left over night...

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    I'd put the axle nut back on (not tight) and whack it with a mallet/rubber handle of wrench.

    Or try rocking it back and forth.

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    Nope nope and nope,there is a beveled washer thats jammed in to the fork's dropout. Just pry it loose and the wheel will come right out.
    A wild man once explained to me how bicycles came from sailboats.

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    so just go at it with a screwdriver?

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    that kid down the block
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    edit yeah they pried right off with a flathead

    thanks

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