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Old 09-25-07, 06:54 PM   #1
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FSA Gossamer Mega Exo Crankset

Does anyone have any feedback on the above mentioned crankset? We're looking for black on black, 175 captain/172.5 stoker. We really like the looks of these but do not want to buy them if they are problamatic.
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Suzanne and Kelly
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Old 09-26-07, 05:50 AM   #2
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The cranks are fine, but know that the outboard bearings they require can be problematic and will probably have to be replaced more often than you would like. Have a pro shop face your BB housings and install the bearings to spec and keep the warranty data handy.
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Does anyone have any feedback on the above mentioned crankset? We're looking for black on black, 175 captain/172.5 stoker. We really like the looks of these but do not want to buy them if they are problamatic.
Thank you in advance,
Suzanne and Kelly
I have them on my single and on my tandem. The bearings wore out on my single in about 10000 miles. They ARE easy to replace, but I usually go a lot longer on a set of bearings.
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