HB-RE023 in Bora Ultra?

Everything about building wheels, glueing tubs, etc.
User avatar
Calnago
Posts: 8533
Joined: Sun Nov 07, 2010 9:14 pm

by Calnago

havana wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:36 am
I have a theory about the damaged cones, but I'm a bit ashamed to come clear :D

About two years ago I opened up the hubs for the first time to see how the bearings were doing and to see learn more about the construction of the hub. In the process, I lost 1-2 ceramic balls from the retainer ring. I just couldnt find them anymore, so I used two steel balls I had left from my spare parts container. They came of an old Fulcrum 3 wheel.

The original idea was just to do 1-2 rides with them, order new balls and replace them but for some reason I didn't care / forgot / whatever. I think that's what damaged the cones.
Lol... might have been good to disclose this little tidbit from the beginning... it's kinda like the all too common... "Well, I was just riding around and then... this happened". While the mechanic is left to scratch his head.
Colnago C64 - The Naked Build; Colnago C60 - PR99; Trek Koppenberg - Where Emonda and Domane Meet;
Unlinked Builds (searchable): Colnago C59 - 5 Years Later; Trek Emonda SL Campagnolo SR; Special Colnago EPQ

by Weenie


Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post