How do I know what length bottom bracket I need?
To find out the size of bottom bracket needed, measure the inside of the bottom bracket shell in your frame, it will be 73mm, 70mm or 68mm. Some older frames may have Italian threaded bottom brackets, instead of the more modern English.
What do numbers on bottom bracket mean?
The numbers ranging from 86 to 132 refer to the nominal width of the shell in millimeters, which is not related to the press fit of the bearings. These bottom brackets will vary in the width of the dust sleeve used for that different widths.
What cranks will fit my bike?
Cranks come in a range of sizes, most commonly from 165mm to 190mm, and ideal crank length is often determined by three factors: your height, your cycling discipline and your personal preferences. If you change your crank length, it will change how it feels to pedal your bike, and it may change your fit on your bike.
Does spindle length matter on bottom bracket?
The critical thing is your spindle length: as long as you can set up the correct chainline you will be good to go. But, again, best never to mix standards if you can at all avoid it. If you are looking to replace a cottered crank setup with a square taper setup, then look no further than a cartridge bottom bracket.
How do you determine spindle length?
When measuring your spindle length for use with Wheels Mfg bottom brackets, measure overall spindle length from the inner face of one crank arm to the end of the spindle. Remove all crank spacers and wave washer if present.
Are all crank spindles the same size?
Crank spindle diameter is 30mm from end to end. Crank spindles are 30mm and then have a step-down to 28mm to lock on the non-drive side bearing. Road version designed to work in frames shell width from 68mm to 86.5mm. Mountain version designed to work in frames shell width from 73mm to 92mm.
What does BC1 37×24 mean?
‘BC1. 37×24 ROAD’ Means an ISO/’English’ threaded bottom bracket shell, 68mm wide is the road standard width. Shimano external threaded BB cups thread right into that, and all 24mm axle road cranks go right in.
What is the warranty on SR SunTour products?
SR SUNTOUR, INC. (“WARRANTOR”) warrants that each SR SUNTOUR PRODUCT will be free from defects in material and workmanship from SIX (6) months to TWENTY FOUR (24) months (please refer to the warranty for details) from the date of the first retail purchase of the PRODUCT. The Limited Warranty is referred to herein as “the Limited Warranty.”
Where is SR SunTour at Eurobike?
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What type of grease should I use on my SR SunTour Fork?
SR SUNTOUR recommends our factory Conpanna grease or a Teflon-based lubricant after every 25 hours of use. My fork is leaking oil. All SR SUNTOUR forks are lubricated from our factory using proprietary grease.
Why is my SR SunTour Fork leaking oil?
My fork is leaking oil. All SR SUNTOUR forks are lubricated from our factory using proprietary grease. This grease can break down over time and have an oil-like appearance. It should be wiped away from the stanchion tubes with a clean, dry rag.