Re: Adjusting hub bearings (was) Re: [CR]Dura Ace Quality

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From: "Steven Willis" <smwillis@verizon.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "Mark Stonich" <mark@bikesmithdesign.com>
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Subject: Re: Adjusting hub bearings (was) Re: [CR]Dura Ace Quality
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 09:27:09 -0700


Cool.
Steven Willis
1778 East Second Street
Scotch Plains NJ 07076
908-322-3330
http://www.thebikestand.com


----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Stonich
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 11:57 AM
Subject: Adjusting hub bearings (was) Re: [CR]Dura Ace Quality



> At 02:42 PM 9/21/04 -0700, Steven Willis wrote:
> >Ahhhhh. Most of the time I get people that hubs burnt out it was because
> >they set it too tight or never changed what the factory set. All QR hubs
> >should be a little loose because the QR squeezes it in. A lot of good
> >mechanics still get this wrong.
>
> Instead of relying on "A little loose" I always slip on a pair of old
> dropouts, and lock the QR before checking bearing adjustment.
>
> Mark Stonich;
> BikeSmith Design & Fabrication LLC
> http://bikesmithdesign.com