Classic & Vintage - shwinn continental
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took rear wheel off for tire fix any diagrams that show how it goes back on ,also need to know how many bearing go on each side, as well my tire is warped so may need new wheel all together. where do you source this stuff
03-17-09, 05:02 PM
Welcome to C&V.
Did you count the bearings as they came out? If I remember correctly, nine are in each side of a rear "Schwinn Approved" hub. I'll look for a diagram.
It might be time to replace the old steel rimmed wheels on your Continental. You can save the original hubs and relace new aluminum rims on them. A bike shop will charge you about $150 to do this, so you have to decide if it is worth the expense.
Or for a less, you could order these wheels which will come with new hubs.
Best of luck.
+1 If you want to keep and ride this bike, get some low cost alloy rims, preferably with stainless spokes. Niagara sells them for about $26 per wheel.
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