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  1. #1
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    Reputation: Daffunda's Avatar
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    Aug 2005

    Wheels spin backwards when cranking backwards....

    This may sound newbie, but I have a DT240S rear hub. I recently noticed this, but when I put the bike on the stand and start cranking backwards, the wheels start rotating backwards. If I keep spinning the crank, the wheel turns faster and faster as if it has a centrifugal clutch inside.....

    Is this normal? or do I have a crappy hub......? Help please..... I am no expert when it comes to hubs.....
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  2. #2
    Reputation: XSL_WiLL's Avatar
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    Nov 2004
    Freehub is too tight. Is the hub new? If it is, it might just need time to break in.

  3. #3
    Reputation: DeeEight's Avatar
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    Jan 2004
    All hubs do that.
    I don't post to generate business for myself or make like I'm better than sliced bread

  4. #4
    ~I Ride In Circles ~
    Reputation: ZoSoSwiM's Avatar
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    Dec 2005
    Mine does it slightly.. but only when everything is really clean.
    ~ it's all good ~

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