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Offline Ali the Baseball Cat

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Re: The Cycling Thread - 2012 Edition
« Topic Start: February 17, 2012, 04:08:46 PM »
I guess they would have had to replace the bottom bracket with one with a shorter spindle, but so what, that's not $150 by even the wildest stretch of the imagination (unless they are putting in a Phil Wood sealed bearing BB or one of those Gucci Campagnolo ones with the titanium spindle & ceramic bearings).  A Shimano LX cartridge BB costs $25 or $30, and I doubt they would have gone nearly that high on the food chain.
I asked the guy today what it would cost for them to replace my triple crank for a single if I provided the crank and it was like $150.  No thanks, I'll watch a couple of YouTube videos and spend $60 on the crank and do it myself.  Yet another reason to ditch every thing on the bike except for a front brake.