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Old 11-27-05, 09:21 PM   #1
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Power Pro ISIS Sealed

This is my bottom braket. I really dont know much about these, is there any maintainence required? I have had water in my frame from leaving the seat off in the rain. What else could happen from water being in the frame?

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Old 11-27-05, 09:34 PM   #2
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There shouldn't be any real regular maintenance with that bottom bracket. It's a cartridge system so if a problem evolves you have to replace the whole thing. However, bottom brackets are a common scapegoat so if you do start having problems actually try to find out what's causing it, and don't just get a new bottom bracket.
Water in the frame is just not good. I would turn it over, with the post out, and try to get all the water out. If it's steel it could rust, if it's aluminum, well I don't know but it's typically not good. If only for added weight.
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What other components could it effect other than the bottom braket and frame? I mean Mountain bikes are designed to take abuse from outside weather right.
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Old 11-29-05, 01:47 AM   #4
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Do i just take them apart and inspect them? I meen to see if they still good?
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