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    live free or die trying humancongereel's Avatar
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    can't wait till payday...

    it is soooo time for a new bottom bracket. i don't think it's supposed to click like a mickey mouse watch.
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    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
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    Sucks, but hey! As long as the crank can turn, the BB is fine! That's the official messenger philosophy, isn't it?
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    Do you deny that you are clueless or do you just think that "moron" didn't need to be tacked on there?
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    Do you have a loose ball Sugino? I have some cups that only have a small pit not really on the bearing races you can have until you can get a new setup.

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    nah, campy cartridge. so that wouldn't help much.

    i'm fine as long as it keeps turning, but you know, i'll be a happy man when i get a new, quiet bb.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    As long as the cranks turn and there is no significant play frome side to side everything should be fine.

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    i like the noise mine makes on my rain bike! crunchy as hell but it still turns with over 3000 miles and no maintenance!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by brunop
    i like the noise mine makes on my rain bike! crunchy as hell but it still turns with over 3000 miles and no maintenance!!!

    That's sorta like the little old lady who has the classic 60's American car with only 70,000 miles on it and when you go to buy it she says "You know I never had to change the oil on it either!"
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    live free or die trying humancongereel's Avatar
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    some people say you shouldn't ever change the oil. i dunno about that, though.

    oh, ****. a good chain cleaning is way past due and i'm out of lube. will astroglide work? heh. just kidding, i don't have any. but i know someone who does.....
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    What kind of BB are you gonna get?

    The first rule of flats is You don't talk about flats!

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    probably a shimano, unless i feel like putting down/can put down a little extra for another campy, which i'll probably end up getting eventually anyway.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    get a phil!

    this pay day sucks its all going to rent and bills! bah!

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    Quote Originally Posted by humancongereel
    probably a shimano, unless i feel like putting down/can put down a little extra for another campy, which i'll probably end up getting eventually anyway.
    I don't think your crank will like being on a Campy BB, then a Shimano, then a Campy again. The taper might get effed up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by humancongereel
    will astroglide work? heh. just kidding, i don't have any. but i know someone who does.....
    why are people embarrassed about having lubricant? its like
    running a slack chain ...once you go slack you'll never go back.

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    hey, if i had some i'd say it. i'm not shy about some stuff...
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    How long did it take you to wear that BB out? You must put some serious miles on your bike. I can't imagine me wearing one out in 20 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LóFarkas
    I don't think your crank will like being on a Campy BB, then a Shimano, then a Campy again. The taper might get effed up.
    agreed. i've seen setups like these come into the shop, campy cranks on shimano bb's...you think you're hearing noises now...all that'll happen is you damage the spindle hole in your crankset, then it won't work on the shimano, or the campy bb.

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