How To Service A Free Hub Body | Mountain Bike Maintenance

Published on November 27th 2017


It's essential that your free hub body is in good condition in order to get maximum efficiency out of your drivetrain! If your springs and pawls are clogged with dirt, grit or heavy grease, the life expectancy and condition of your free hub will deteriorate rapidly. So here's how to strip, clean, lubricate and reassemble your free hub body! Subscribe to GMBN: Black Friday Limited Editions End TONIGHT: If you love mountain bike tech, make sure you subscribe to GMBN Tech for loads of great tech content: As Doddy says in this video, you don't need to do a full hub service in order to make sure that your free hub is running in good order. You just need to clean the springs and pawls with a small amount of de-greaser before re-lubricating with some thin chain lube. You can then re-assemble your hub and you should instantly hear and feel the difference! If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GMBN... Replace your cassette here: 📹 How do you service bearings? 📹 Click here to buy GMBN T-shirts, hoodies and more: