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Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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As long as it isn't rusted to the axle, you should be able to remove and replace the bearing. I'm not familiar with the Miche, and you might need a special tool to pull the bearing, but it's 99:1 or better odds that the bearing itself is a standard bearing that can be bought off the shelf.
If you're unfamiliar with sealed bearing replacement, bring it to the local shop and let them have a look. You can also send it out to one of the larger, pro shops, which I'm certain can do it, but shipping wheels is costly.
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