Author Topic: Brompton Front Hub bearings  (Read 248 times)

quixoticgeek

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Brompton Front Hub bearings
« on: October 10, 2017, 05:41:16 pm »

I just noticed that my front hub bearings have gone a bitch notchy and have some play. So it looks like time to disassemble and service the bearings. Any idea what size bearings the hub users, I'd like to order a stock of them before I take the wheel apart.

J
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Gattopardo

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Re: Brompton Front Hub bearings
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2017, 06:00:36 pm »

I just noticed that my front hub bearings have gone a bitch notchy and have some play. So it looks like time to disassemble and service the bearings. Any idea what size bearings the hub users, I'd like to order a stock of them before I take the wheel apart.

J

From mine, they are caged bearings of an odd size.

quixoticgeek

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Re: Brompton Front Hub bearings
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2017, 12:02:31 am »
To answer my own question, looks like 3/16" bearings. Turns out I had 20 in stock for another hub which was just the right number. Hub cleaned, decreased and with new bearings. No tram for me tomorrow!

J
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Beer, bikes, and backpacking
http://b.42q.eu/