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Old 03-05-18, 02:32 PM
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OK, but keep in mind that you may not even need a different axle, as I noted above. Also, although the axle should be no problem if you do need one the cones may be more difficult, as even a dealer can't just order a "cone for a 5 speed Schwinn cruiser." Finally, if you tackle this yourself you will need some tools, although I would just have the bike shop pop off the freewheel, so you would only need a cone wrench and proper instructions, which are best done at: Park Tool Repair Help
There's no such thing as a routine repair.

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