Re: Nexus 8 speed breakin question
- Might be as simple as bearings too tight.
--- In Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com, Alex Wetmore <alex@...> wrote:
> 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.
> 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
> 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).
> Rich mc
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