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DT Swiss 240s Hub Service Repair

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These freehubs are known as tool-less 'making it easily serviceable without tools!' The freehub body can be pulled off (with or without removing the cassette) first removing the adapter; this has a rubber seal inside and slides on/off the axle holding the freehub body in place.  The freehub body can then be pulled off,  the inside can be cleaned using a tooth sized brush. Inspecting both star ratchets and ring-nut for damage, replacing parts were necessary and lightly regress parts using only DT Swiss recommended special grease,  this make's it run smother and last longer.
Removing adapter Drive side 
You may find the adapter is not always easy to pull off and I have found dropping the wheel in to an axle vice by gripping the adapter and pull the wheel using both hands upwards, will pull the adapter off without any damage.
Freehub removed 
Parts removed from hub, ready for cleaning and inspecting for wear.  Parts could be from a Swiss watch!
All hubs, bottom brackets and …

NEW BIKE CLINIC LAUNCH EVENING

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Cycle Tech Hertfordshire
Mobile Bike Mechanic
07767 305064

BIKE LAUNCH EVENING

TUESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER

4pm - 7pm

St Albans City Train Station

Come along and meet the team and see the services we can offer you!

Find out about our new Bike Clinic held every Monday and Wednesday at St Albans City Station.

Safety advice on how to secure your bicycle will be provided by First Capital Connect Crime Prevention Manager and British Transport Police.

FREE coffee and tea will be provided by Soko Coffee.

10% Promotional Offers available on the night - along with a range of accessories and parts. 

A selection of refurbished bikes will be available to buy on the night.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Mike & The Cycle Tech Team