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    Bearing cone. What size and where to buy?

    I took apart a rear axis of my bike and discovered, that one of the bearing cone has a tiny crack(?) Or it just wore out.(?) Or it was adjusted too tight(?)
    Anyway, I would like to replace it.

    For instance, Jenson has them, but they all look the same:
    http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...+Hub+Cone.aspx

    But I could not find what is the size/type I do have to order correct part.

    My hubs are Formula brand. Bike is Cannondale CAAD 8.

    Please, help!

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    Repack, new cone matching profile of old.You can purchase precision balls and sometimes its easier to purchase a axle complete with cones.Carefully inspect the hub races for damage pits etc.Light and a ball point pen to run around the race. Use a plate of glass to check axle for bending.Take it from old cyclist, a crack in the balls is no fun

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    Try wheels manufacturing, your lbs can order what you need.

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    I went to LBS and they gave me new ones - $5 each, they are a little different - few mm longer, but it should not be a problem, right?

    The thread on mine is 10x1mm, so I can look up online too. As I understand there is no specification for the ball size. If the thread is 10x1mm it should fit to the the bearing balls used, is it correct?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lee kenney View Post
    Repack, new cone matching profile of old.You can purchase precision balls and sometimes its easier to purchase a axle complete with cones.Carefully inspect the hub races for damage pits etc.Light and a ball point pen to run around the race. Use a plate of glass to check axle for bending.Take it from old cyclist, a crack in the balls is no fun
    Thanks! This is valuable advice

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