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Old 10-05-08, 05:54 PM   #1
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Shimano Dura-Ace 7600 vs. 7710

Anyone here have tried both the square taper 7600 cranks/BB and the Octalink 7710 model? Any perceivable differences?
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Old 10-07-08, 10:20 AM   #2
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Hmm, maybe no one has had both. I have 7600's and they seem great, but I'm no monster either, only about 170 pounds. I like the old style, and the octalink BB's seem to have a lot of stiction in the seals, and I've had some had some questionable mileage issues with my road octalinks (they died an early death). I've got a Sugino 75 BB and expect it to outlast me. 7600 seems to be the choice for Japanese Keirin, if that means anything to you.
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Old 11-03-08, 03:39 AM   #3
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my 7600's are coming in the mail soon, and i've been running some shoddy square tap bmx cranks since i started riding, will post when i've done some miles on the new DA's for a sq tap analysis.
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Old 11-04-08, 02:21 PM   #4
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I've got 7600's, find them comparable to Sugino 75 cranks. Truvativ Omniums are hands down a burlier, stiffer crank though. I just feel funny riding Omniums on anything not aluminum/carbon so 7600's go on the trainer/commuter track bike and Omniums on the race. I did race 7600's last season though and they were fine for my cat 4/5 ass.
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