willem.com

How to replace a mechanical shift cable

Fixing the cargo bike after hunting for bears

Nov. 22, 2020 -

Last week my son and I where looking for bears in the local park... a child's fantasy is priceless! Unfortunately, during some off road riding with our cargo bike, one of the cables got tangled up with a sturdy branch! Our wounded carbo bike was in need for a repair!

Continue reading
The bolt holding the gear cable pulled out of the bracket at the gear hub
The bolt holding the gear cable pulled out of the bracket at the gear hub
The endpoint has a fixed piece of metal on it - pulling it out can therefore only be done in one direction
The endpoint has a fixed piece of metal on it - pulling it out can therefore only be done in one direction
Properly tension the Nexus 7-speed gear hub by aligning the two yellow lines when you have selected the fourth gear
Properly tension the Nexus 7-speed gear hub by aligning the two yellow lines when you have selected the fourth gear
The shifter cable underneath the cargo bike was pulled apart by a branch...
The shifter cable underneath the cargo bike was pulled apart by a branch...
Oops... this is not right!
Oops... this is not right!
My small colleague inspecting the damage to the cargo bike
My small colleague inspecting the damage to the cargo bike

Other stories

all blog posts

Tagged

BikeDaddyNature