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Old 05-03-10, 01:05 PM   #1
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Making my fixed, starting with the bottom bracket

Thanks to the guys on the forums I just disassembled (and successfully reassembled) my first bottom bracket, it was on a newer Specialized. Now that I have the knowledge I am going to start working on my fixed gear. These are some photos of the frame and cranks. Looking to see what type of tools i'll need to get this job done.

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10MM wrench, hammer, lockring spanner, adjustable wrench, non white pants, beer
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Non-white pants, good call!

i have everything else, save the lock ring spanner, which i'll get tonight.

What's the name for this type of bottom bracket?
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Non-white pants, good call!

i have everything else, save the lock ring spanner, which i'll get tonight.

What's the name for this type of bottom bracket?
Its a Cottered crank with a Cup and Cone BB
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Cottered cranks. These are a PITA to work on.

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/cotters.html
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