Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Fort Sask , Alberta, Canada
The bearing are greased from the factory. They usually have a seal on the outside but are open on the inside. I believe the rear wheel will have three bearings in there, two on the sprocket side.
However I would tend to say you may be seeing chain lube versus bearing grease leakage. A bearing should last a lot longer than 6000 miles. Have you been running in any deep water?
My Kaw Barn - 2004 KLR, 2006 Concours (sold), 1997 Bayou 400.
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