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Old 07-10-09, 08:27 PM   #1
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Which BB for Sugino "pipe" crankset

I have a line on one of these, but it doesn't have bottom bracket cups. Are these "pipe" bottom bracket spindles standard, i.e. can I use a Shimano BB cup set with it?

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Old 07-11-09, 01:42 PM   #2
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I doubt it. I believe that Shimano's and FSA's spindle diameters are different, the former being a larger diameter, so their cranksets and bottom brackets aren't compatible.

Have you yet tried contacting the vendor or the manufacturer about Shimano/Sugino compatibility?
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