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Freehub engages on every downstroke but not smooth

Old 09-26-23, 04:40 PM
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Very surprised there isn't some retaining thing on the NDS side to ensure it doesn't move laterally but maybe the thru axle being tightened up is enough. Until you take the wheel off the bike and drop the cassette on the concrete.

The narrow part of that plastic bushing goes inside the bearing on that side?
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Old 09-26-23, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by ppg677
As far as the "clunks" I feel on downstrokes...my guess is that my pedaling stroke because a bit shoddy after riding 60+ miles.
Very likely, I run a slightly high saddle and pedal toe down on the flats, and when I run out of gas on a long ride I get that on the left side.
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Old 09-27-23, 01:20 AM
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Originally Posted by wheelreason
Very likely, I run a slightly high saddle and pedal toe down on the flats, and when I run out of gas on a long ride I get that on the left side.
interesring - why do you do that?
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Old 09-27-23, 08:24 AM
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Originally Posted by choddo
interesring - why do you do that?
Force of habit and too old to change.
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Old 09-27-23, 06:04 PM
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Originally Posted by wheelreason
Force of habit and too old to change.
if youíve made it to old without it causing an injury then crack on!
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Old 09-28-23, 06:17 AM
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Originally Posted by choddo
if you’ve made it to old without it causing an injury then crack on!
Never had a cycling related injury, my left leg is 1/4" shorter than my right, and my left foot is one (American) size bigger than my right, my cleats are offset from each other a few mm, and it somehow has worked out. I could spin like the dickens, but my knees track a tad differently and each foot does it's own ankling thing, I think it's what YT bike fit culture now calls "compensating brilliantly". I've always just called it pedaling...
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