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Bottom Bracket Overhaul

uforgot2010-04-29 03:02:55 +0000 #1
Woohoo! I did it! Took a couple of hours for the first time, but next time, probably less than 1/2 hour. Had to keep referring to Park Tools website and my book. They spin great. Took awhile to get the hang of the adjusting.

Next, overhaul hubs.
DebW2010-04-29 03:04:56 +0000 #2
Congrats. Very worthwhile skill to have mastered.
uforgot2010-04-29 03:42:13 +0000 #3
Hubs are greased and packed! Hardest part was getting the hubs just right so they didn't wobble. Not too tight or loose. Took forever. I think I finally got the hang of it. New chain and lube then I rode it about 10 miles and it was pretty smooth. (nothing fell off or broke down)
DebW2010-04-29 03:39:15 +0000 #4
Good work! Do check the adjustment again on hubs and bb after you've ridden a few times. Sometimes they loosen just a tad after wearing in.

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