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Originally Posted by DavidP
So, when is the last time any of us has disassembled a wheel and found OEM English bearings inside? I haven't seen them since the early 80s.


Here you go.
1949 and still close to perfect.. One bike of many.

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Even the 1973 Moto Guzzi still had its original tapered roller wheel and steering head bearings still in 80%+ condition but found NOS replacements in Germany.

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