Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-26-04, 05:30 PM   #1
DanO220
SoCal Commuter
Thread Starter
 
DanO220's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Agua Dulce, CA
Bikes: Surly Crosscheck single/9 speed convertible, Novara Buzz beater
Posts: 592
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Bottom Bracket Rebuild

I have a Race Face Signature XS ISIS bottom bracket that is just beginning to exhibit a bit of drag when you spin it with your fingers. Race Face claims the bearings are "removable, servicable and replacable". Is it worth the time, money and effort? Are there any special tools required? Can the average LBS do the rebuild? Or should I just buy a new bottom bracket? Thanks. DanO
DanO220 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-04, 08:29 PM   #2
supcom
You need a new bike
 
supcom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Bikes:
Posts: 5,433
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
This must be BB week. Every other question is about BB repacking.

Have it serviced.
supcom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-04, 01:46 PM   #3
DanO220
SoCal Commuter
Thread Starter
 
DanO220's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Agua Dulce, CA
Bikes: Surly Crosscheck single/9 speed convertible, Novara Buzz beater
Posts: 592
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I have no doubt the LBS will tell me I need a new BB when all I wish to do is replace the bearings.
DanO220 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:52 PM.