Wheels MFG Bottom Bracket Bottom Bracket

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $69.00


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Product Description

  • Intended use: XC mountain biking
  • Compatible with: Shimano/Race Face
  • Fits: 68/73mm BB shells with included spacers


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Pete Mack a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: October 29, 2012

Strengths:    Ceramic bearing are like BUTTAH!

Weaknesses:    THe plastic spacers can be a bit finicky to get the axle through, but once in, it's golden.
More threads on the cups would be comforting.


Bottom Line:   
Super low drag, bike actually feels a bit faster!
Do not put side loading on your bottom bracket bearings folks! if you have race face cranks, and are unsure of the number of spacers, leave a tiny bit of side to side play. IT's better than sending the bearings to an early grave by side loading them.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:1
Submitted by mudball a Cross Country Rider from York, UK

Date Reviewed: November 11, 2011

Strengths:    Reasonable sale price
Looks smart.
In theory, replaceable bearings.


Weaknesses:    Seized up after just FIVE rides!

Bottom Line:   
Smart CNC'd cups don't make up for totally inadequate weather sealing. Despite all the hype about external BB bearings being better, very few manufacturers seem to be able to provide a product that is durable. I had an XT square tapered BB on an old bike that lasted well over 2000 miles of XC riding. I'm buying a Hope BB next to see if it lasts any longer than this rubbish.

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Favorite Trail:   Borrowdale round

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $65.00

Similar Products Used:   Standard Shimano

Bike Setup:   2004 Marin Rift Zone

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