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Old 05-09-10, 10:13 PM   #1
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eightinch crankset!?

so im thinking of picking up an eightinch brand crankset and was lookin anyone wit personal experiences they have to share

http://www.cyclingcloseouts.com/Prod...set_White.aspx

i have a size54 frame and im 5'9

would you guys recomend a 165 or a 170 for length?

my main question is finding a good bracket to fit in my frame and the 8inch crankset
do you guys think this would work? (i have english threading 68)
http://www.bikebling.com/Shimano-UN5...m?1=1&CartID=1
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Old 05-09-10, 10:33 PM   #2
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Scrod uses both Eighth Inch cog and crankset and he's a mechanic, he'll be able to answer your questions.
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Old 05-09-10, 10:37 PM   #3
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Scrod uses both Eighth Inch cog and crankset and he's a mechanic, he'll be able to answer your questions.
scrod? should i find him and message him lol
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Nah, you don't have to...I'm pretty sure he will come here and drop some knowledge for you.
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okaaaay hopefully by tommorow hell see this cause i need to send out my orders!
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Lack of preparation on your part does not constitute an emergency on [Scrod's] part.




You could always send him a PM.
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Lack of preparation on your part does not constitute an emergency on [Scrod's] part.




You could always send him a PM.

aha yea i kno it was wishful thinkin. i can wait
have u had any experience with 8inch cranksets carleton?
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Here I am! Apologies, as I was sleeping. I do that occasionally.

I love my EighthInch chainring, cog & lockring and for the money, I don't think they can be beat. I just picked up a full crankset for a bike my wife is building and I'm impressed by the overall quality. I say go for it. 165s all day long.

That UN54 BB won't last forever but will be fine. Get a 107mm.

Hope that helps!
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Here I am! Apologies, as I was sleeping. I do that occasionally.

I love my EighthInch chainring, cog & lockring and for the money, I don't think they can be beat. I just picked up a full crankset for a bike my wife is building and I'm impressed by the overall quality. I say go for it. 165s all day long.

That UN54 BB won't last forever but will be fine. Get a 107mm.

Hope that helps!
WOO!! haha thats a bunch man! AWW lockring and cog i want is out of stock!
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http://store.citygrounds.com/store/p...ard-Track-Cog/
I think this is same as Eighth Inch's cogs
http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?m...roducts_id=356
And you can't go wrong with Shimano!
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