Find answers, ask questions, and connect with others in our UK cycling & mountain bike forum.

  • MOVEMENT REAR WHEEL

     Steve Kish updated 11 years, 7 months ago 3 Members · 4 Posts
    This page may contain affiliate links which means that Cycling Addicts earns from qualifying purchases. See our full disclosure. This page may contain affiliate links.
  • iash101

    Member
    1 July 2009 at 7:48 pm

    Hi There !!

    Im having slight side to side movement of my rear wheel.Its got a shimanoe hub with center lock disc and cassette. Iv got the tool for removing disc and cassette but can anyone tell me if theres a spanner of some sort for tightening the bearing nuts on the spindle as iv tightened them hand tigh but am still getting a bit of play.

    Does anyone know if hand tight is good enough. Or will i need some sort of spanner or is it more likely to be the bearings????

    Cheers guys Ash!!

  • Gunner

    Member
    1 July 2009 at 8:00 pm

    Have a read of this it may help:

    http://sheldonbrown.com/cone-adjustment.html

    😉

  • iash101

    Member
    1 July 2009 at 10:49 pm

    Right just tightend the cones and there was still a bit of play.so Just for a test i over tightend slightly untill there was a bit of resistance there when spun the wheel and theres still a bit of play!!

    Any sugestions please!!

    ps. shimano deore xt center lock hubs 2008 m775 i belive.

    cheers guys!!

  • Steve Kish

    Member
    1 July 2009 at 11:00 pm

    Remove the bearings and re-fit new ones with some nice grease. 8)

Viewing 1 - 4 of 4 posts
Original Post
0 of 0 posts June 2018
Now

New Report

Close