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    Altitude bearing grunge covers

    So rather than just dive right in and risk damaging one of these things by tearing it out the wrong way, anyone have the 411 on the safe way to remove the grunge covers on the Altitude linkage? I want to check the linkage bolts for tightness, but these puppies seem really well attached at the perimeter of the bearing.
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    I dunno but I've never seen a bearing attacked by the likes of Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Mudhoney before!

    It makes sense for them to be glued - I suppose they only need to come off when the bearing has failed....

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    Quote Originally Posted by marmoset
    I dunno but I've never seen a bearing attacked by the likes of Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Mudhoney before!

    It makes sense for them to be glued - I suppose they only need to come off when the bearing has failed....
    It wasn't quite the grunge cover I was thinking of....
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    My Altitude 70 doesn't have them.
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    The carbon frames appear to be the only one that uses the rubber covers.
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    Super simple: there is a lip on the rubber cover that sits inside a seat in the rocker. You can pop them out with your thunbnail / GENTLY w. a flat screwdriver.
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    Excellent, thanks for the info.

    Those are quite slick to get on and off, and what a nifty idea to keep the gunge out of the bearings and the Allen sockets on the bolts.
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    Grunge covers

    Hi Guys,
    Sorry to drag this thread up back up Guys but I seem to have lost a cover or two.
    Any idea whwere I can get new ones? in the UK that is!

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    I ordered them through my LBS when a couple went missing.
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