Lubricate A Bike Freewheel

Introduction

An old style bike freewheel can be lubricated easily.

Step 1

<h3>Step 1</h3><p>Take the wheel off the bike and lay it down drive side up. Spin the cogs anti-clockwise, identify the circular line between the spinning cog or cogs and static element of the bike freewheel.
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Spot the entry point

Take the wheel off the bike and lay it down drive side up. Spin the cogs anti-clockwise, identify the circular line between the spinning cog or cogs and static element of the bike freewheel.

Step 2

<h3>Step 2</h3><p>Drip a few drops of lubricant along the gap between the spinning and still elements of the bike freewheel. Gravity will help them flow into the bike freewheel mechanism.
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Lubricate bike freewheel

Drip a few drops of lubricant along the gap between the spinning and still elements of the bike freewheel. Gravity will help them flow into the bike freewheel mechanism.

Step 3

<h3>Step 3</h3><p>Replace the wheel back onto the bike.
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Replace

Replace the wheel back onto the bike.