Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Bicycle Mechanics
Reload this Page >

Does this hub look totalled?

Notices
Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

Does this hub look totalled?

Old 03-05-18, 10:34 PM
  #1  
jadesnakebiker
Bike God
Thread Starter
 
jadesnakebiker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 23

Bikes: 1987 Schwinn Prelude

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Does this hub look totalled?

I had a spoke broken off in a crash and it looks like the force of it being broken off ate out part of the spoke receiving hole on the hub (pictures of undamaged spoke holes as well).

Thanks!

Jade
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
IMAG1689.jpg (1.62 MB, 122 views)
File Type: jpg
IMAG1691.jpg (663.8 KB, 122 views)
File Type: jpg
IMAG1688.jpg (1.46 MB, 122 views)
jadesnakebiker is offline  
Old 03-06-18, 09:55 AM
  #2  
sch
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Mountain Brook. AL
Posts: 3,732
Mentioned: 10 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 230 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 41 Times in 35 Posts
How much out of true did the wheel go with the absent/broken spoke? Since you will likely have to go through
a shop to replace the spoke I would rely on their opinion, but depending on what the spoke head looks like
related to the slot, I might be willing to try a build up with a new spoke and see what happens. Of course that
is on the basis that the wheel can be trued and the out of true wheel was rideable. If not then the hub is toast.
sch is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
pstock
Bicycle Mechanics
2
09-17-17 11:21 AM
Gnarboots
Bicycle Mechanics
15
03-22-13 04:07 PM
lubozju
Classic & Vintage
9
06-08-12 12:34 AM
madmadmax
Bicycle Mechanics
4
05-25-12 09:01 PM
digger
Bicycle Mechanics
6
07-08-10 05:29 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.