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Old 11-21-09, 06:15 PM   #1
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A little confused with regards to Bottom Brackets

OK, i need an issue cleared up, with standards to bicycles threads (for bottom brackets). I have checked "sheldon Brown" but i really did not get my answer..

Correct me if i'm wrong:

English/British/Euro: The standard MTB and road.And some BMX

Ashtabula/American: old school BMX

Mid: standard BMX

French-Swiss-Italian: extinct

So my question is wtf is this "spanish" style bottom bracket?

Secondly, by my this logic will a Euro BMX bottom bracket thread into a MTB bottom bracket shell?
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spanish bb is like a mid bb but smaller bearings. euro bmx bb with fit in mtb bb shells
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