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Old 07-17-13, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by eusebio View Post
Finally, since the BB is Sakae - I am S.O.L. for knowing exactly which BB to get? This is considering (taken from a different forum thread)
As long as the spindle is a suitable length, JIS tapered and the English threaded, you can use any cup-and-cone bb from SR, Tange, Suguino, Shimano, etc. In fact you can often mix-and-match cups and spindles since they all require the same 1/4" bearing balls.

An alternative is to buy a sealed cartridge bottom bracket such as a Shimano UN 24 or UN 54 or similar of the proper spindle length.
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