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What are sealed bearing hubs?

Twed90Twed90 Posts: 7
edited June 2010 in MTB workshop & tech
Hi there, i'm new to MTB and i'm trying to up my basic knowledge in order to do minor repairs in the future. I was wondering what sealed bearing hubs are? and what other type of hubs there are?

Thanks

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    Just about every MTB hub has sealed bearings.

    there are different types of bearings.,

    Cone and Cup and the cartridge bearing.

    More info can be found on Sheldons and Parktools web pages.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
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