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Re: Nexus 8 speed breakin question

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  • bikealfa
    Might be as simple as bearings too tight. Michael Wilson
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 7 8:19 AM
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      Might be as simple as bearings too tight.

      Michael Wilson

      --- In Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com, Alex Wetmore <alex@...> wrote:
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      > They freewheel well for me when brand new (at least from my sample size of 6), and even better when broken in. I think something is wrong.
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      > alex
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      > From: Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com [Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com] on behalf of freetobike2012 [freetobike2012@...]
      > Sent: Friday, April 05, 2013 8:00 PM
      > To: Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [Geared_hub_bikes] Nexus 8 speed breakin question
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      > Friend got back from the initial outing (to and from work) with his nexus 8 and e-mailed me.
      > "The damn thing doesn't coast.
      > If I'm not pedaling I'm not going."
      > I know there's a ton of archived discussion on the nexus 7/8 but I'm wondering if there are some issue he should be looking at (or for).
      > How well does this hub 'freewheel' once it is supposedly broken in (500 miles).
      > Thanks
      > Rich mc
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