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Old 05-19-09, 10:39 AM   #1
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Bottom bracket woes

I think I have a problem. I haven't measured yet, but i believe the threads in my bottom bracket may be worn. How did they get that way - I bought a used frame and things went from there.

It seemed like a Shamino bracket fit well. Then I went on a ride and the bracket moved and now when I check the fit it seems loose in DIA. So without measuring things yet I sit here at work and wonder just how i could fix this if it was truley worn.

Actually since i don't ride any of my bikes that much being I trade off I could epoxy a bracket in for good. I will never wear one out so that would not matter.

Oh, which frame am I wondering about, a steel one, my Contini.
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