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Old 05-16-05, 04:37 PM   #1
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Schwinn one-piece crank

I've got an old Schwinn Traveler that I'm stripping down. I've heard of a BB conversion kit to swap out the one-piece crank, but I've never seen one. I'm not sure I want to go this route, but can somebody post a link where I can buy one or at least see a picture of the kit? Also for those of you who have (or have not) done this conversion do you have any pros and cons for it?
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Old 05-16-05, 04:43 PM   #2
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here ya go i have not used it but i think i might in the near future

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/harris/opc.html
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www.biketoolsetc.com should have them for cheap. in fact i know they do.

I say just save the money and use your one-piece. For the money you spend on a conversion BB and cranks and chainring (assuming you don't have these lying around) you could just buy another older complete bike with a three-piece-crank.
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