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    Bottom bracket stupid question

    my bottom bracket has about 1cm or 1/2" of lateral play its the old fashioned type non sealed, can I replace it with a cartridge type?

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    Most likely, yes. It depends on the frame, but you should be able to find something that will work. What kind of frame is it?
    I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.

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    Just take a few minutes to adjust it, its a simple adjustment.

    http://parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=93

    You might want to grease the bearings while your at it and it'll work good as new.

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