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Old 07-31-22, 04:20 PM
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Can someone tell me what tool I need for this?

What tool to remove this freewheel?
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That's a cassette.
Freewheel or Cassette?
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Originally Posted by Bill Kapaun View Post
That's a cassette.
Freewheel or Cassette?
And a chain whip to keep the cassette from turning.
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Here are a couple options it is a super standard tool for removing a standard S-group CASSETTE. Some of these tools are better or easier to use than others but all of these are decent quality and will work:

Abbey (make sure you get Shimano or S-Group)


Park Tool:




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Everything you need to know. All of their videos are very thorough.
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Any of the links veganbikes listed are good. Buying the cheapie Chinese knockoffs can be risky. Poor quality steel and fit. Use your quick release skewer to hold the tool against the lockring to prevent slipping and feckering up the notches which also necessitates having wrench flats on the tool and those with the guide pins are slightly more useful to prevent slipping but using a tool without one and using a QR skewer is more secure. This style would be my choice. FR-5.2 Cassette Lockring Tool | Park Tool

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Instead of paying for a chain whip, use an old chain, preferably cleaned up. There are various ways, but here's mine, with chain screwed at each end of a 2x2 with the right slack. The cog teeth can safely embed a bit in the wood. Takes 10 minutes to make and $0 if you have scrap lumber around.
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I used a chain that I wrapped around my hand in a heavy cloth and the put the tool in the vise. I could then pull on the rim CCW with my hands. Then at the bike coop they were selling excess tools and I got a chain whip for a buck. It is so much easier with one.
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