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Old 07-18-2012, 08:02 AM   #98
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Originally Posted by Unstable Rider View Post
Are the wheel bearings "old school" and not sealed?

Even with sealed bearings, I really hate water crossings. It wont bite you today, but 8 months from now, when it's dark, and raining, and ccccold...
Nope, they are special deep groove sealed bearings. I ride every day here in the wonderful wet northwest, plenty of slush/snow riding, even an occasional water crossing, and mine are all still good at over 70,000km.
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