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Old 05-21-19, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
^^ that , french , is getting its own set of issues..
BB french thread ( 35x1mm both sides RH thread )
or british 1.37" x 24 tpi RH cup LH threaded LH cup RH thread...
Both a 68mm wide bb shell ...
I gave some thought to switching to a cartridge BB but gave up after briefly trying to remove the fixed cup (never figured out if the threads were LH or RH). I got a new (cottered) crank axle and put 11 uncaged balls on each side replacing the caged ball which had 7 balls each. Cups were in perfect shape.
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