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    Which sealed cartridge wheel bearing

    Just got a Cannondale f700 and need to replace the front hub bearings. The hubs are Coda Expert with a disc mounting and are sealed cartridge bearings.

    Seems that Coda kit is universally disliked, but for a temporary fix, before I get round to replacing the wheels, I'd appreciate any help/advice on getting some replacement bearings.

    Thanks

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    Coda is

    proprietary to Cannondale; you could try the Cdale forum, or call Cdale dealers. there's no other alternative except to deal w/ Cdale.

    here you go:

    CANNONDALE USA
    Cannondale Bicycle Corporation
    172 Friendship Road, Bedford,
    Pennsylvania, 15522-6600, USA
    (Voice): 1-800-BIKE-USA
    (Fax): 814-623-6173
    custserv@cannondale.com
    www.cannondale.com



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    While it may be proprietary and all doesn't mean they don't use a standard sized bearing. If you have the ability to take the bearing out and measure it (outer diameter, inner diameter and width) then you'll be able to determine what you're choices are a bit better. C'dale forum would be a good place to ask though.
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    The bearings are NOT proprietary...they should be 6200 bearings

    I replaced many bearings on Coda hubs over the years and it was never an issue getting bearings.

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    Cheers for the replies.

    After digging around the Cannondale site I found some blueprints of the Coda Expert hubs.

    http://www.cannondale.com/bikes/tech...ront%20hub.pdf

    http://www.cannondale.com/bikes/tech...rear%20hub.pdf

    The bearing for the front hub is listed as KB6200 which I assume is a Cannondale part no.

    Would this be the same as 6200-2RS ?

    If so I can get them quite easily from a bike component specialist.

    Thanks again for your help

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    I'd assume so.

    K must stand for something. B for bearing. 6200..self explanitory.

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    to be clear...

    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbiker72
    The bearings are NOT proprietary...they should be 6200 bearings

    I replaced many bearings on Coda hubs over the years and it was never an issue getting bearings.
    I said Coda is proprietary, not the bearings... suggesting his best bet was a Cdale shop or Cdale forum. There may be many shops out there with young/new wrenches that don't know what Coda is, unlike you who obviously is extremely knowledgeable and could help the OP.

    Jim

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