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Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Wichita, KS, USA
Bikes: 2015 Soma Double Cross
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Did you know that England is in Europe?
When you remove the bottom bracket, the spindle length will be marked on the cartridge body, or on the spindle itself if it's cup and cone style.
Also, keep in mind that you need at least two special tools to do this kind of work yourself. You'll need a crank puller to get the crank arms off, and you'll need a bottom bracket removal tool to get the BB out. Expect to spend 30-40 bucks to purchase those tools at a LBS.
As an alternative, you could get the LBS to do it for you. You'll probably get charged 20 to have them do the work. I'd also recommend picking up a chainring bolt spanner so you can get chain tension dialed in.
60 for the eighth inch track crank
30 for assembly tools
30 for new BB
5 for chainring bolt spanner
Looks like you're up to about 125 to do the job. How much did you spend on the bike?
Last edited by striknein; 06-01-11 at 06:53 AM.