Park Tool FR-2 Freewheel Remover Tools

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $6.49

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Product Description

FR-2 Fits Sun Tour 2-notch freewheels. Not recommended for Sun Tour 4 to 6-notch freewheels.

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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Matt a Cross Country Rider from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Date Reviewed: November 11, 2008

Strengths:    Works

Weaknesses:    Apparently prone to breaking...

Bottom Line:   
Feels a little silly to write a review for such a basic tool, but I have read that these are essentially 'single-use' and tend to break. Last time my LBS replaced a spoke they broke theirs and I had to wait a week for them to get a replacement - hence buying my own instead! I've used it once after trying and failing to improvise a tool to do the job. It's still fine; I reckon the trick is to secure the tool with the quick release or axle nut (as instructed on the packet) and use a quality shifter with a long handle so you can apply plenty of leverage without straining. Pricey for what it is, but if you have an old Suntour freehub you don't have much choice...

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Similar Products Used:   Shimano freehub remover

Bike Setup:   Cheap 2nd hand 1980s Repco roadbike

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