Freewheel problems

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Posted: Jul 13, 2012 at 7:12 Quote
i have a dirt jump bike and the freewheel keeps breaking i have replaced the original after that broke and the new one has just gone after about a month and a half, i just wanted to know if anyone knows why it's happening, like if my chain it too tight or something similar.

Posted: Jul 13, 2012 at 7:17 Quote
whats the ratio your running

Posted: Jul 13, 2012 at 7:43 Quote
25 to 13, but thats how it came so it can't be that

Posted: Jul 13, 2012 at 7:46 Quote
yer thats seems fine what the hub/freewheel ?

Posted: Jul 13, 2012 at 7:53 Quote
replaced it with a 13t RHD Odyssey freewheel

Posted: Jul 13, 2012 at 7:57 Quote
should'nt see why its breaking then ? are you taking all the grease out to make it louder ??

Posted: Jul 13, 2012 at 9:14 Quote
no didn't mes with it at all just fitted it and rode, the first time it went (with the original part) i had just put a new chain on and it was very tight but when i replaced the freewheel i slackened it off just to reduce the risk of it going, so i have no idea why it has broken.

Posted: Jul 13, 2012 at 10:06 Quote
If some thing in the back end is not lined up it could be destroying freehubs cos of side loading maybe ?
You got vertical drop outs?

Posted: Jul 13, 2012 at 12:42 Quote
i have horizontal dropouts and the chain tensioners that attach to the axle are even

Posted: Jul 15, 2012 at 15:19 Quote
i just started craning it over while spraying some penetrating lubricant, i did this a couple of times over the course of 2 hours and it seems fine do issue at all, it might have been the teeth seizing

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