Many frames designed for extreme riding are built with an 83mm bottom bracket shell. It's a result of the wider axles used to optimize wheel stiffness to improve durability. The extra width in the back necessitates extra width in the cranks to get a proper chainline. If you have an 83mm shell and...
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[B]-- Update: the bb was not making noise; it was the yeti derailleur hanger[/B]
I have to butter up my GXP Team BB about every 4-6 rides, when it starts to creak. This is my second GXP on a different frame and the last one had the same issue, so either I got two bad BB's or they are inherently f ... Read More »
Hey, I'm in the market for a new crankset on my cannondale prophet. I was thinking about either getting the Shimano XT or Truvativ Stylo Team 3.3 GXP, can you guys help me on the pro's and con's of each and which one would probally be a better choice for me? I'm currently using a Truvativ Isoflow. T ... Read More »
I'm looking at upgrading to truvativ stylo crankset with the team GXP bottom bracket from an oem square taper cartridge bottom bracket and it looks like the GXP BB only comes with english threads so will I need to re-tap my BB shell or what. this might be a stupid question but I am confused.Read More »
This is the final part I need for my upgrade. I hope.
I don't know if I have to use an 8 or 9 speed chain with this combination---or does it matter? With a 9 speed crankset and an 8 speed cassette will I have problems with my 8 speed shifters regardless of which chain I use?
If it doesn't matt ... Read More »