Bearing Installation

Step: 1

Clean surface with alcohol to allow for a dirt and oil free bearing pocket.
Clean off metal surface of bearings with alcohol to remove any oil.

Step: 2

Use Loctite 609 or any retaining compound in the bearing pocket.
Apply the retaining compound around the entire bearing pocket surface evenly.

Step: 3
Press in bearings with bearing press

Step: 4
Verify that the bearing is completely pressed in to the bearing pocket evenly without any gaps.
Install chainstay or rocker to frame after bearings are installed.