How often replace Santa Cruz bearings?
Upper and Lower Link Bearing Replacement – MY17 and MY18 We recommend servicing your links annually or after every 100-150 hours of riding, depending on your riding style and riding conditions.
How does an inner bearing puller work?
They have jaws which grip the outer diameter of the bearing, along with a forcing screw which pushes against the end of the shaft. As the forcing screw is tightened, the jaws force the bearing along the shaft.
When should pivot bearings be replaced?
Normally every 12–18 months for the casual once a week rider. But I’ve seen bearings go in 6 months and others last 3 years. Drop that shock out and keep an eye out for yourself.
What is pivot bearing?
Pivot bearings are frictionless bearings that are suitable for pivotal, angular, or oscillating applications. A cantilevered pivot bearing is a commonly used type of pivot bearing for applications such as: gimbal rings. mirror mounts.
Do you grease pivot bearings?
Don’t spray pivots directly with water. Then lube the moving parts regularly as your bike maker suggests. But don’t leave extra grease or lube residue at the pivots because it will just catch dirt & dust from the trail.
What is Santa Cruz VPP?
Virtual Pivot Point (VPPTM) Suspension Design. VPP™ is designed to work with the best available technology from suspension manufacturers that will be supported long-term. It doesn’t require novelty shocks and hardware that may have dubious long-term support.