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Old 06-08-24, 01:17 PM
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Bearings size for my SCHWINN HERA

What are the bearing sizes for my SCHWINN HERA??

I can feel the bearings loose when I pedal and looking what to do to fix the problem
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What are the bearing sizes for my SCHWINN HERA??

I can feel the bearings loose when I pedal and looking what to do to fix the problem
I don't know what pedals you have, but if the balls are replaceable, then the play can be adjusted out. Otherwise the pedals are probably unserviceable, which is very common these days.
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There are several "size bearings" on your schwinn... Wheel Bearings? Crank bearings? Pedal bearings?

most likely, you're referring to the crank bearings... they will require special tools and skills to replace. Many crank bearing SETS must be replaced as a complete assembly called a "Bottom Bracket", and i'd advise having a bicycle mechanic do the job, since there are several versions to choose from.

Also.. since that's a Dirt Jumper type bike,,, someone may have installed a Different Crankset and Bottom Bracket in the past...

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An aside about the Greek goddess

Originally Posted by mofoxy88
What are the bearing sizes for my SCHWINN HERA??
Seeing the thread's title, I was amazed to think that those old guys in Chicago had named a bike after a Greek goddess, with the other Schwinns named Varsity, Stingray, Paramount, etc., but it turns out that the Hera is a modern bike made by whatever company owns the Schwinn name.

And now, back to bearings.
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BSO. Maybe just look at purchasing another.
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Originally Posted by mofoxy88
What are the bearing sizes for my SCHWINN HERA??

I can feel the bearings loose when I pedal and looking what to do to fix the problem
The easiest way to find the size you need is to remove the existing unit, it will usually have the size written on it. If not you have to measure the length of the axle and the width of the bottom bracket shell.
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The easiest way to find the size you need is to remove the existing unit, it will usually have the size written on it. If not you have to measure the length of the axle and the width of the bottom bracket shell.
If you were a doctor, and a patient came in saying, "I feel lousy", would you start off by writing a prescription?

We have nowhere enough info to offer meaningful advise about what may be anything from a simple adjustment to something needing replacement.

We don't even know for sure whether it's a pedal or bottom bracket.
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If the problem is in the pedals, then it's cheaper and easier to simply replace them. If it's a rattly bottom bracket (the bearing the crank spins on) or loose crank arms, then a bike shop can perform the necessary adjustment or replacement without compelling you to buy the necessary tools.
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