Re: [CR]OMAS BB - Looking for replacement bearings


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Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2001 13:00:39 +1200
From: "David Benson" <tech@worrall.co.nz>
To: Tom Dalton <tom_s_dalton@yahoo.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]OMAS BB - Looking for replacement bearings
References: <20010925181832.79990.qmail@web10903.mail.yahoo.com>


Sounds like a 6903 bearing to me. You can get them from Phil Wood for $19 each. See http://www.philwood.com/ $42 is extortionate- I bought one recently for NZ$27, which is about US$11 at todays exchange rate. DB

Tom Dalton wrote:
> Just got back from the local bearing supply place
> where I was trying to buy a replacement cartridge for
> an OMAS titanium BB that I picked up at the D.C. Gear
> Exchange. 42 bucks for one cartridge. Yikes! That's
> for plain old ABEC grade one, precision stuff is
> really expensive. So, grasping at straws here, does
> anyone have a replacement cartridge bearing for an
> OMAS "Bib Sliding" ti-boneium BB? Mr. Bike, I mean
> Black?
>
> As an alternative, if anyone knows where I can get a
> more reasonable price on a 30mmx17mmx7mm
> (ODxIDxthick.) bearing, please let me know!

>

> Tom Dalton