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i have victoire HFT hubs (front and rear).and i'm little bit confuse.because when i tried to put in on and thight it,more i thight more harder hub rotating.is that normal or not?
     
March 10, 2017 03:41 AM
Translation: I have both front and rear wheels with Victoire HFT hubs. When I torque the nuts, the hubs become difficult to spin. Is that normal?

Not a wheel expert by any means, sounds like something is binding in the hub to prevent it from spinning freely when you apply pressure onto them (installing them on a fork)



     
March 10, 2017 11:50 PM
Sounds like your cones need adjusting. Not sure how it'd be done on those hubs
     
March 10, 2017 11:58 PM
Jehu
From: Salt Lake City
544 posts
14 bikes
Those hubs are self-adjusting - the bearings are pre-loaded when you tighten the axle bolts.

You're probably just over-torquing the bolts (as most people do) and damaged the bearings in the process. Ease up on them bolts, Hercules.
     
March 11, 2017 04:19 PM
Scrodzilla
From: South of Heaven
1005 posts
2 bikes
Gotta impress the ladies somehow!
     
March 11, 2017 08:12 PM
Jehu
From: Salt Lake City
544 posts
14 bikes

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