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    JTM525

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    This could have ended really badly!

    Post by JTM525 on Wed Aug 27, 2014 9:02 pm

    [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] pushing my bike whilst washing it today and wondering why the back wheel kept locking! Oh its only a sprocket bolt jamming it! affraid 3 nuts gone, one bolt awol and the rest were loose! Must remember to tighten me nuts before i go riding! lol!
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    shocker

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    Re: This could have ended really badly!

    Post by shocker on Wed Aug 27, 2014 9:39 pm

    A couple more miles, and a smashed hub plus a crash more than likely by the look of that!
    New lock nuts and loads of Loctite from now on I suspect Very Happy
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    mufynman

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    Re: This could have ended really badly!

    Post by mufynman on Wed Aug 27, 2014 9:49 pm

    lucky !!

    tri-z

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    Re: This could have ended really badly!

    Post by tri-z on Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:04 pm

    Oh Joseph !!
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    Denzil

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    Re: This could have ended really badly!

    Post by Denzil on Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:34 pm

    Now that's lucky
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    JTM525

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    Re: This could have ended really badly!

    Post by JTM525 on Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:54 am

    I wonder how many times i would have rolled if that had locked up :lol!:can't believe i didn't notice it!
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    brownie

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    Re: This could have ended really badly!

    Post by brownie on Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:44 am

    It's a ktm.
    U must be used to bits falling off or vibrating loose by now :-)
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    phil990

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    Re: This could have ended really badly!

    Post by phil990 on Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:25 am

    You were lucky there! Shocked Shocked Shocked

    You need to do a mini scrutineering every time you get on bike... Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

    grogan

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    Re: This could have ended really badly!

    Post by grogan on Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:24 pm

    Thread lock is your friend when fitting sprockets!
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    jams

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    Re: This could have ended really badly!

    Post by jams on Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:09 pm

    Christ, it was the weekend of back wheel issues wasn't it, thankfully neither of us got smashed up!

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