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I have a 9 spd. Ultegra crankset on the roadbike. It's time for a new BB...Should I go with stock Shimano? or are there "better" options?
 

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Alan said:
I have a 9 spd. Ultegra crankset on the roadbike. It's time for a new BB...Should I go with stock Shimano? or are there "better" options?
I dont believe shimano allows options..:madman: I could be wrong! Happens more than not..:lol:

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Shimano only

Alan said:
I have a 9 spd. Ultegra crankset on the roadbike. It's time for a new BB...Should I go with stock Shimano? or are there "better" options?
Short answer: Shimano only, you can upgrade to Dura Ace.

Longer answer: Shimano licensed out Octalink for other companies to make cranks, but never BBs. That is one of the big motivators behind the creation of ISIS. Your other options involve getting a different crankset also.
 

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Like the others said...

Alan said:
I have a 9 spd. Ultegra crankset on the roadbike. It's time for a new BB...Should I go with stock Shimano? or are there "better" options?
There is only one option. The good news is that that one option is tough as nailz, and cheap, eventhough the weight is a tad on the portly side.

I've been using the mountain version of that BB and I had about 2k miles on it before I accidently blew sand in it while washing my bike with a hose. Wups!
 
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