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Hey all, Just was wondering what bearings I'll need for the Transition Double.

Need some new ones soon, but I don't really want to disasemble my ride before I receive the new parts.
 

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Hmm, I'll have to check tomorrow.

I'm from the UK so the link unfortunately is no help. My bad for not stating.

Will the codes be Universal?
 

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I'm Poor. No job, so I'm looking to source the bearings from my local bearing shop and get my lbs to fit them. As a late xmas gift from the parents.

I'll get the bike out tomorrow and see If i can check them.

Any idea if they need a specific type, Needle/ball etc etc?

Thanks for the help though mate. Mucho Appreciated.
 

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The most recent Doubles use a 6903 bearing at all the pivot locations. You can buy a "bearing kit" from us, or buy them individually from any number of sources. The codes are universal.

The V1 Double had a smaller rear bearing, which is a size 608.

You would use our 30mm bearing tool for the 6903 and the 22mm tool for the 608 (if you have an older frame).

Cheers!
 

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Lucky88 said:
I'm Poor. No job, so I'm looking to source the bearings from my local bearing shop and get my lbs to fit them. As a late xmas gift from the parents.

I'll get the bike out tomorrow and see If i can check them.

Any idea if they need a specific type, Needle/ball etc etc?

Thanks for the help though mate. Mucho Appreciated.
They are radial sealed cartridge bearings.

Here is a cool website about bearings: http://www.gizmology.net/bearings.htm
 

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Thanks Transition. Much appreciated!

Slightly off-topic. Which version do I have if the shock mounts on the top?
 

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Thanks Transition. Much appreciated!

Slightly off-topic. Which version do I have if the shock mounts on the top?
Good point! I have just realized an error in our system though...

We have a Double V1 bearing kit and a Double V2 bearing kit. Those should really be called a Double V1/V2 kit and a Double V3/V4 kit. The one labelled V1 is the older style with a smaller rear bearing (V1 and V2 frames). The bearing kit labelled V2 is the newer style with equal bearings everywhere (V3 and V4 frames).

V1 - Shock mount on down tube, small rear bearing,
V2 - Shock mount on top tube, small rear bearing,
V3 - Shock mount on top tube, large rear bearing, 3.5" travel
V3 - Shock mount on top tube, large rear bearing, 4" travel

I will get that description corrected so it isn't so confusing. Thanks!
 
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