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Old 07-28-04, 09:20 PM
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Berrings?

I was wondering if anyone knew if the berrings for a Haro F3 are in a brace or not? Thanks
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Old 07-28-04, 09:37 PM
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If you mean a cage/retainer, the answer is proably "yes," because cages save assembly time at the factory. The first time you overhaul a set of caged bearings, replace them with a full circle of loose balls, for improved race and cone surface longevity.

On current production bicycles, sealed pedal and crank/BB bearings are almost universal, and sealed wheel bearings are common on mountain bikes. With sealed bearings, you don't even worry about cages or repacking or other maintenance.
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Old 07-30-04, 10:39 AM
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Thats right you just replace the whole works for $30 rather than spending an hour or two(home/hobby mechanic time) and $0.50 worth of grease repacking them every few years.
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