Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - a question about cranks
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12-13-04, 08:08 PM
has anyone tried putting bmx cranks on a road bottom bracket? any bolt on issues? any problems lining it up with the rear cog? Is it just a plain bad idea?
(I'm in a hotel in va, far away from my pile of parts and tools, so I turn to you wonderful people to cure my curiosities...)
no tengo coche
12-13-04, 08:42 PM
I just did this. no problems so far. Everything fit fine for me. The only issue is the looks, the bmx cranks are a little wider and sorta give a funky look to a streamlined fixed gear bike. Also, I think the bmx and track cranks use different chainring bolt spacing, so this might be an issue for some people.
12-13-04, 08:56 PM
i think a fair amount of people do it. different bcd, but that's not really a problem, just get a new chainring.
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