Old 08-10-18, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by mtb_addict View Post
So, you guys are saying low quality bearing can assplode on you during a ride?

I mean, the cup-n-cone is new...but it's no doubt of cheap origin...and I can hear the courseness when I spin it with my finger.
Did somebody suggest it'll smooth out over time?

Also, I bought some Pyramid ball bearings from NiagaraCyccle before they went out of business.
Is Pyramid ball bearings consider good?
If you can feel roughness, the likely suspects are: the adjustment is off (too tight probably), there is no grease in the bearing, or the BB it is already dead or dieing

I have used this phrase before: Lipstick on a pig. I recommend not putting a penny into cheap BSO's, save for a better bike.
It sounds like you are heading that way.... great
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