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Old 04-01-08, 07:40 PM   #1
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phil wood with sqare taper cranks, or shimano hone cranks?

if i go with the phill wood bb i'll probably use the shimano fcm 442 cranks. i weigh about 215lbs now. this is a mountain bike used mostly for getting around.

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Phil Wood makes cranks now?

Their bottom brackets are renowned for being the creme de la creme.
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i meant a phil wood bb with shimano 442 cranks.... unless you know of better cranks.
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for "just getting around" hone would be really really overkill. So I'd vote for the phil
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