Quick Answer: How To Remove A Bicycle Freewheel?

Which way does a freewheel come off?

Turn remover only 1 full revolution counter-clockwise. Loosen and remove skewer before continuing to remove freewheel. Continue to turn remover counter-clockwise until freewheel is unthreaded from hub.

How do I remove a freehub body?

The axle is independent of the freehub.

  1. Remove set screw from side of drive side locknut.
  2. Hold non-drive side cone with cone wrench. Loosen and remove drive side locknut.
  3. Pull freehub to remove. Use care not to loose small parts. Note orientation of pawls as you remove freehub.

What tools do I need to remove a bike cassette?

The lockring is designed to hold the cogs of the cassette in place on the hub. In order to remove and replace your cassette, you need to unscrew this lockring. You’ll need three tools to do this: a chain whip, a cassette lockring remover and a large adjustable crescent wrench.

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