Bicycle Mechanics - replacing cartridge hub bearings
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04-05-08, 04:59 PM
i've got a formula track hub that i'm about to lace to a rim. it needs new bearings. will it be easier to replace the bearings before or after i build the wheel? does it matter?
04-05-08, 05:03 PM
doesn't really matter. Can be done before or after.
04-05-08, 07:06 PM
If you do it after, it'll be a no-brainer to whack the bearings out with the formula shouldered axle, if you do it before, you'd have to be a bit more careful and have it (the hub) set against a vice or some other similar in-moveable object before whacking.
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