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    ENO Freewheel tooth wear?

    I picked up an ENO freewheel this spring, and upon inspection this weekend (due to a dry chain skipping). I see the small "edges" forming in the teeth of the sprocket. I have noticed there has been a slight bit of wear on the front ENO chainring as well. Is this normal? I took a small file to soften the edges. I have a ridden the bike pretty rough this year, but I would expect a little more out of a freewheel that costs as much. Has anyone else had similiar problems?

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    Easy Fix...

    Keep your chain lubed. I've got one that's 2 years old, and has very little wear.
    bus driver wanna be

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    I had to replace

    my freewheel and chain ring after 10 months of riding. I was a little irritated about that; until I began to think about how much riding I had done and how little work it was to maintain the ENO freewheel, none. I raced a good deal of muddy marathons and did a ton of riding and never once needed to open up the freewheel. If you ride, parts wear out, and to me, the fact that I only had to tighten my chain once in a while more than made up for the cost. Then again, had I been running ACS or shimamo I would have replaced the freewheel two or three times in the same amount of time or at least opened up the freewheel to clean it out and relube it. I will never run anything but ENOs, unless Phil Wood starts making freewheels. I have yet to find anything I can run for two years, so I just expect to have to replace drive train parts about every six months or so. For me the ten months was a very pleasant surprise.
    Just my opinion, for what it is worth, Ed

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    Are you sure you don't have the chain too taut?
    "Keep your burgers lean and your tires fat." -h.d. | bikecentric | ssoft

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    Quote Originally Posted by cMc
    Can you replace only the outer part of the ENO freewheel? I just started using one after several years of the cheapies... ENO is sooo nice.
    Yes, you can replace just the toothed component.
    "Keep your burgers lean and your tires fat." -h.d. | bikecentric | ssoft

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    New question here.

    Can you replace only the outer part of the ENO freewheel? I just started using one after several years of the cheapies... ENO is sooo nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drevil
    Yes, you can replace just the toothed component.

    Awesome. Thanks!

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