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Old 06-23-09, 01:59 AM
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Originally Posted by idodweck View Post
yes, it's for having a bigger than 50t.
how do you adjust the chainline with a square one? washers?
Different spindle length bottom brackets is how you adjust on a square taper type.

You don't necessarily need a 50mm chainline but that depends on your bike. How close are your cranks to your frame's chainstays now? Are you running the 700c or 26" wheels on yours, and how big a tire would do you want to use (might get some interference with a narrower chainline in low gears with fat tires)? Do you still want a triple crank?
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