Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area - bottom bracket choices for Miche Primato crankset
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11-19-09, 10:35 AM
I just bought a 2008 Felt TK2 framset and was considering a Miche Primato crankset and would like some recommendation on
a bottom bracket,or any recommendation on crankset-bottembracket combos.
thanks in advance
11-19-09, 12:24 PM
For the primato crankset you need an ISO square taper BB. The Miche one is the cheapest, with campy and phil wood also being more premium options. I have the primato advanced on my bike and I like it, decently stiff and the ring that came with it seems pretty round too.
11-23-09, 12:12 PM
What bottom bracket are you using? I've read that the Miche BB should be avoided.
11-23-09, 12:38 PM
I'm using the miche and haven't had any problems yet. Why should they be avoided?
11-23-09, 09:43 PM
I have several teammates who got Miche Primato stuff when it was cheap on QBP and they all love it. The bottom bracket is probably the best-spinning cartridge BB I've ever seen. I've never heard of any problems with it, and it's certainly cheap enough (like $20 on PBK) that it's worth taking a chance on.
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