Question: How To Remove Rear Hub Bicycle?

How do you remove the rear sprocket on a bicycle?

Cassette Lockring Removal

  1. Mount bike in repair stand and remove rear wheel from bike.
  2. Remove quick-release skewer.
  3. Inspect cassette and select correct type of remover.
  4. Engage remover into splines/notches.
  5. Install quick-release skewer and install skewer nut on outside of remover.
  6. Snug skewer nut against remover.

Can you change the freehub on a bike wheel?

Simple answer: yes, but it’s not worth doing. Cost of hub, spokes, nipples and having wheel rebuilt will exceed the cost of a new wheel. Even if you re-use the spokes a new wheel will still be cheaper. Wheel building requires special equipment, expertise and time to do correctly.

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