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SRAM GXP BB86 bottom bracket choices?

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SRAM GXP BB86 bottom bracket choices?

I have a new Scott Addict SL frameset on the way that will arrive fitted up with a Shimano BB86. Will transfer my new Force 22 with the GXP crankset from old frame to new. I think I would rather not use shims and just get a BB made straight away to accommodate the GXP. The SRAM BBs don't seem to get a lot of favorable reviews, and I am not familiar with others such as Token or Wheels Mfg. Will avoid the cost of ceramic if possible (but not at the cost of poor performance).

Anyone have a particular BB preference or recommendation for this setup?

Also, what are the pros/cons between the plastic cups or machined aluminum for press fit?

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