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    Stinky McStinkface exfreewheeler's Avatar
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    Nashbar-Ultegra-$80 & 105-$60

    OOPS! Cranksets

    Is that good? Are they conversion-friendly?
    Last edited by exfreewheeler; 02-21-07 at 02:17 PM.
    Because, yeah... uh huh! Umm, yeah!

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    Huh...
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    Ultegra and 105 what.......

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    You mean the cranks?

    http://www.nashbar.com/results.cfm?c...ry%3A%20Cranks

    You can use them, but since they take an octalink BB, it's hard to adjust the crankset. And octalink's don't last the longest (their bearings are super-tiny).
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    you could find old 105 square taper stuff im sure, they would be absolutely fine for a conversion

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    eff that. 170 Dura Ace Square Taper

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    ^That link is to the octalink DA crank
    Last edited by Cynikal; 02-22-07 at 08:24 AM.
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    I have an old square taper 105 crank on my beater conversion. These turn up on ebay all the time and are perfectly good for fg/ss and much cheaper than a new one, and there are more BB spindle length choices to help you get the right chainline. Cheap, used road cranks are a great way to experiment with different crank lengths too. I've played with a number of lengths and found 170s to be the best for me on a fg.

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