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    exposed bb

    i jsut bought a track bike and the frame has an exposed bottom bracket. whats the advantages/ disadvantages of this?

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    You mean it has outboard bearings, like the newer Dura-ace/xtr shimano stuff? Or do you mean the bb shell itself is skeletonized/open?

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