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Old 05-15-15, 05:35 AM
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Left Handed Reverse Threads Question, Please

Hello,

Working on a kid's bike.
Know very little about bike repair, frankly.
But slowly starting to learn.

I know the left side pedal where it screws into the crank is a "reverse," thread.

What about the threaded portions of the wheel hubs where they screw into the forks ?
Is one side of these also a left-hand thread ?

Thanks,
Bob
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Nope. Wheel axles are all right-hand threaded.

The two places you're likely to run into left-hand (reverse) threading are the left-side pedal and the right-side cup of the bottom bracket (where the crank passes through the frame). Well, unless the bottom bracket is a press-in type, of course.
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Old 05-15-15, 05:53 AM
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Hello,

Thank you very much,
Bob
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Nope. Wheel axles are all right-hand threaded.

The two places you're likely to run into left-hand (reverse) threading are the left-side pedal and the right-side cup of the bottom bracket (where the crank passes through the frame). Well, unless the bottom bracket is a press-in type, of course.
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Old 05-15-15, 07:26 AM
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The two places you're likely to run into left-hand (reverse) threading are the left-side pedal and the right-side cup of the bottom bracket (where the crank passes through the frame).
On older bikes with one-piece (aka "Ashtabula") cranks, the non-drive-side locknut and cone are also left hand thread.
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Also the cone on freewheels are reverse thread.
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