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Old 10-07-18, 06:06 PM
Clark W. Griswold
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Originally Posted by vailskier3 View Post
not trying to thread jack here, but have you looked into cranksets? i'm about to start my first singlespeed/fixie build also on an old bianchi frame so i'm curious as to what you are looking at. i'm having a tough time deciding
Sugino 75 Direct Drive! Not a cheap crank but uses a modern external bottom bracket and is Sugino 75 looks and quality which everyone can appreciate. Plus it comes with a Zen chainring (at least everywhere I have seen it) which is a nicer quality chainring that is more concentric and have better tooth profiles which all lead to a smoother and quieter ride and smooth and fixed gear is always good.

If you are looking to go cheap go Sugino Messenger which are a fine crank and I have run them on two bikes (though one is actually a Cool Messenger so a little more and basically a similar cold forging process to the 75s).

I personally do not like the logos on the ScRAM Omnomnoms and really never heard great things about the stock GXP BBs but they are certainly a decent option especially with an upgraded BB say from Wheels Manufacturing.
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