Re: [CR]Re: ceramic balls

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Date: Sat, 04 Aug 2007 15:14:49 -0400
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: "John Betmanis" <johnb@oxford.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: ceramic balls
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At 08:00 AM 04/08/2007 -0700, Richard Risemberg wrote:
>Rick "what about tapered roller cartridge bearings that let you
>adjust preload just as C&Cs do?" Risemberg

You mean as in car wheels? It would work, but probably increase rolling resistance due to the larger contact area. Bicycle wheels aren't as heavily loaded to need this area, except in the steering head bearings.

John Betmanis
Woodstock, Ontario
Canada