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Old 04-13-17, 02:09 PM
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Commencal Alpha front hubs

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I was wondering if anyone has had experience taking apart a commencal alpha hub (standard hub on the Meta SX 2015) ? There doesn't seem to be anyway to take it apart to inspect/replace the bearings? Well there is but I just can't work it out.... so hopefully there's someone smart out there who can tell me how

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Originally Posted by MikeyDee View Post
Hi

I was wondering if anyone has had experience taking apart a commencal alpha hub (standard hub on the Meta SX 2015) ? There doesn't seem to be anyway to take it apart to inspect/replace the bearings? Well there is but I just can't work it out.... so hopefully there's someone smart out there who can tell me how

Thanks
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If you don't see wrench flats to indicate cup and cone construction, it is most likely a cartridge bearing type. If so, check the rim for side play when mounted in the frame, and feel the axle for smooth rotation when removed from the bike.
If both those indicators feel good, there is no percentage in opening for inspection, just ride and be happy.
if it doesn't feel like it should, then start looking for a way to take it apart. You might start by contacting the manufacturer or importer for help.
https://www.commencalcanada.com/PBCP...asp?ID=1712303
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They have an office in Carlsbad, CA so you might phone or email to hear it from the horse's mouth.
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Great idea guys. Thanks for that!


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