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Old 09-16-05, 09:43 PM   #1
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How do i know what this is??

Hi I wana swtich the bon. big earl crank on my bruiser for a 3 ring thing crank. I'm thinkin the bontrager select crank but it comes in 170mm and 175mm sizes. How do I k now what my big earl is?????
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Go outside of Bontrager for cranks, Compared to other Cranks, the bontragers are wet noodles.
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I also liked shimano, maybe deore? What's a good 3 ring crank thats under 100$ good for my bruiser??
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I also liked shimano, maybe deore? What's a good 3 ring crank thats under 100$ good for my bruiser??

The deore's would suit you well.
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How much is a deore or just the regular onei,I think the hollowtech?
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How much is a deore or just the regular onei,I think the hollowtech?
Around $70 USD.
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what size would go on my bruiser?170 or 175mm?
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i believe 170
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If you want to know what you have, measure your crank arm from the center of the crank bolt to the center of the pedal bolt.
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wait so does it matter if lets say i have a 170mm and put a 175 mm on?
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wait so does it matter if lets say i have a 170mm and put a 175 mm on?
No, that's the crankarm's length. It'll just feel different.
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I recently purchased the Shimano Deore LX M580 Hollowtech II 175mm Crank/Bottom Bracket set at Performance Bike for $129.95

I am amazed with the smoothness and rigidity. It has a solid one piece feel about it.

Perhaps someone else can comment about the durabilty.

I also have the Bontrager Select ISIS on my 2005 GF Tassajara and it's fine but if I were looking for a replacement I'd look at the external bearing cranks from Shimano or Race Face

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cool thanks yall.
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