Motorcycles have become popular all over the world as a convenient means of transportation, and wherever they are found there will always be bearings rotating. Large numbers of bearings are used in motorcycles. Actual numbers vary depending on the model and other structural factors, but a single motorcycle will have around 20 to 30 bearings built in. These bearings are used in key revolving parts, supporting the vehicle’s running, including:
1. the engine
2. the transmission
3. the wheels
4. the headrace
5. the swingarm
6. linkage bearing kits
7. the steering…
They help to reduce friction and to ensure that the motive power of the engine is reliably transmitted to the wheels.
The function of motorcycle bearing mainly includes:
1. Facilitating a smooth ride due to low friction and vibration
2. Ensuring durability
These factors effect fuel consumption and safety, both of which have a close relationship to our lives. We are always pursuing smoothness in bearing rotation and hope that everyone will be able to enjoy smoother rides with reduced power losses.
Bearings used in motorcycles require very high rigidity and excellent anti-dust characteristics because they are always exposed to dusty environments where they are subjected to shock loads at high temperatures and high speed rotation. Endurance in the face of water and mud is also a requirement since wheel bearings are used for a wide variaty of road conditions and riding requirements. It requires a special inner design and better sealing performance than the common bearings.
The different types of bearings used in motorcycle includes:
1. Deep groove ball bearing
2. Needle roller bearing
3. Tapered roller bearing
4. Angular contact ball bearing
5. Clutch bearing
6. Cups and corns
TBB has a wide range of bearings for your motorcycle and wheels, reducing vibration and for various applications. These motorcycle ball or roller bearings are high quality and function at high speeds. These bearings increase the lifespan of your motorcycle and work great in your motorcycle units.