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    square taper cranks

    Is there any who still makes square taper cranks? or is there anywhere I can find some?

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    No. Why do you want square tapers anyway?

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    Re: Square taper cranks.

    Quote Originally Posted by boisePDX View Post
    Is there any who still makes square taper cranks? or is there anywhere I can find some?
    1 ) Yes, they are still being made.

    2 ) Have you checked E-bay?
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    Most of the big onlines still have something. Most noteable offering I found on a quick browse was this FSA for $50 from Jenson:

    http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...+Crankset.aspx

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    also look at sugino xd series jenson has them

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    You can still get the BB. American classic makes one along with a few others. Make sure you get the right width though...
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    Phil Wood still makes really nice square taper bottom brackets, and Middleburn and White Industries still make nice square taper cranks.

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    ^ yeah, its relegated to high end and low end now.

    Quote Originally Posted by jcook1989
    No. Why do you want square tapers anyway?
    WTF?

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    Yes and yes. There are still plenty of option out there, though getting fewer.

    There isn't really anything wrong with square taper; works just fine for most. Still have four bikes out of six running it, and have never had an issue in 20+ years of bike play.

    Most problems that arise from running square taper are from boneheaded mechanic moves.
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    I just bought some square taper Campy cranks for $50 (new) from a bike shop on eBay. There were others too. It may be easier to replace your BB to Octalink or the new cup and bearing systems.

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