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Old 03-30-18, 06:44 AM
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Originally Posted by sweeks View Post
My old 10-speed had 7 (!) caged balls on each side of the bottom bracket. I replaced them with 11 balls per side, which represents a significant improvement in load-bearing capacity.
FWIW, you can get 11-ball retainers to use in your bottom bracket:

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