Old 08-10-18, 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by AnkleWork View Post
Huh? There are cheaper BBs that function just as well, thus the UN55 (or UN26) can't be "cheapest."

The UN55 may be lighter (?) and may have a better finish which may effect perceived value, but that does not make them cheaper or cheapest.
Changing the BB is the cheapest, whether the UN26 or 55. 55 has better bearings, metal cup and better axle. Even if it was just some nebulous "better" that a person didn't understand or want to understand, $7-$10 more for nebulous "better", that's going to last the life of that cheap bike, isn't worth arguing about
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