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Old 09-10-08, 01:11 PM
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Originally Posted by no motor? View Post
Would regreasing the bearings be part of replacing a spoke on the drive side of a wheel for a mountain bike?

Also, would automotive wheel bearing grease work for bicycle? It seems like the automotive grease would be made to higher standards than a bicycle would require.
Unless theywere really bad, overhauling wheel bearings would not be a necessary part of a spoke replacement job.

Automotive wheel bearing grease would be way too heavy to be a good choice for bicycle wheel use.
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