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Originally Posted by annamariaslim
Yes, that is what they are, not sealed completely but pretty close.Mine have some kind of proprietary Schwinn flange tho, so finding new ones would seem impossible.
USUALLY you can carefully pry off the flat ring-shaped part to expose the bearings, clean, pack with grease, and snap the cover part back on. You have to be VERY carefull not to bend or distort this sealing ring.
Hoping someone with more knowledge will come along here.
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