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  1. Open your wheel box Inside you will find a bag with spare spokes and a small box which contains the axle, freehub body and cone wrenches. Inside you will find a bag with spare spokes and a small box which contains the axle, freehub body and cone wrenches.
    • Open your wheel box

    • Inside you will find a bag with spare spokes and a small box which contains the axle, freehub body and cone wrenches.

  2. Pull out the wheel and remove the packaging Remove the freehub cap Remove the freehub cap
    • Pull out the wheel and remove the packaging

    • Remove the freehub cap

  3. Open the axle box and remove your hub axle, a tube of freehub grease and a pair of axle wrenches for tightening the endcaps.  LG1 wheels you will include a set of 157mm endcap plugs Note that the 2 steel axle wrenches also have a spoke wrench on one side and bottle opener on the other.
    • Open the axle box and remove your hub axle, a tube of freehub grease and a pair of axle wrenches for tightening the endcaps. LG1 wheels you will include a set of 157mm endcap plugs

    • Note that the 2 steel axle wrenches also have a spoke wrench on one side and bottle opener on the other.

  4. First, make sure the non-drive endcap seal is seated on the endcap as shown First, make sure the non-drive endcap seal is seated on the endcap as shown
    • First, make sure the non-drive endcap seal is seated on the endcap as shown

  5. Next, check the rubber pawl protector and make sure it is compressing all the pawls Also check for the freehub shim, this will sit between the freehub and the hub body Also check for the freehub shim, this will sit between the freehub and the hub body
    • Next, check the rubber pawl protector and make sure it is compressing all the pawls

    • Also check for the freehub shim, this will sit between the freehub and the hub body

  6. Remove the non-drive side endcap and slide the axle into the hub Make sure the freehub shim is sandwiched between the freehub body and the black tube that protrudes from the main hub body Make sure the freehub shim is sandwiched between the freehub body and the black tube that protrudes from the main hub body
    • Remove the non-drive side endcap and slide the axle into the hub

    • Make sure the freehub shim is sandwiched between the freehub body and the black tube that protrudes from the main hub body

  7. Pull the tab on the rubber ring, the ring will split at the slit and slide off the freehub body Pull the tab on the rubber ring, the ring will split at the slit and slide off the freehub body Pull the tab on the rubber ring, the ring will split at the slit and slide off the freehub body
    • Pull the tab on the rubber ring, the ring will split at the slit and slide off the freehub body

  8. Make sure the axle is fully seated in the hub shell and that the pawls are ratcheting properly Thread on the non-drive side endcap Using the provided cone wrenches, tighten the axle to snug plus 60 degrees.
    • Make sure the axle is fully seated in the hub shell and that the pawls are ratcheting properly

    • Thread on the non-drive side endcap

    • Using the provided cone wrenches, tighten the axle to snug plus 60 degrees.

    • We recommend checking the axle torque after the first couple rides

Conclusion

Thanks for reading, now get out there and ride!

The Hive

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