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Old 08-26-2009, 11:01 AM   #66
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...and so it goes.

Well, got the wheel into San Jose BMW this morning. Sure enough, the hub is trashed. Tech had to use a torch to get the rotor side outer race out of the buggered hub. Good guys there went ahead and jammed in a replacement bearing in so I can at least roll the bike onto a trailer to bring her home. They did not have to do that, and I appreciate it. Obviously the concern would be that if the bike were ridden it would self-destruct in short order. We shall see what happens next. When I get a replacement wheel or hub I'm just sending both wheels to Woody's to lace on proper rims and strong spokes. I will also install quality sealed bearings. As long as the scooter (assuming some bubbas have not already stolen it) will be down for awhile, I may as well do things right.
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