Directions are onerous to seek out at finest, however normally non-existent. Even figuring out which bearings you want might be difficult. Correct instruments like bearing-pullers, presses and rocket instruments are costly, onerous to seek out, and so they typically do not match into the devilishly recessed nook you are making an attempt pull a bearing from anyway. Many bike retailers will not substitute them for you at any value as a result of they know the way irritating and unpredictable the job might be.
It appears to me suspension pivots are usually not sometimes designed with ease of servicing in thoughts. I typically find yourself resorting to nice leaps of pressured ingenuity with sockets, hammers, drifts, vices, threaded bars, warmth weapons and penetrating oil. Though I’ve executed it dozens of occasions now, I nonetheless have hassle getting the bearings out or urgent the brand new ones in sq.. And whereas it generally goes easily, and I all the time get the job executed by some means, it appears unreasonably tough for such a typical activity.
Is it simply me?