Sunday, 18 March 2012

My bike's ball bearings hate me

Image Source: Photo taken by "The Analyst".
Well, I finally got my bike fixed. Winter roads were pretty harsh on the ball bearings in my bicycle's bottom bracket. Turns out the bearings exploded open.

Bottom bracket of a bike. Normal ball-bearing
(second row, far-left).

Image Source: Alibaba profile
 Normal ball-bearings, evidently, look quite different. 

1 comment:

  1. The look of that bearing is really cool. Seems really sturdy to me.

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