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Old 03-01-06, 09:15 AM   #1
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bearings vs bushings

any insight on the differences between bearings and bushings on fully suspended mountain bikes?
Pros/cons of each?

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Old 03-01-06, 09:38 AM   #2
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Given the same conditions, bearings will last longer.
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Has anyone converted their suspension from bushings to bearings?
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I have witnessed a conversion of a '99 FSR from bushings to bearings. MUCH quieter, much less slop in the rear end. Bearings will almost always last longer and give better performance than bushings in a FS frame.
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