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What crank/BB would you put on a 13yo Kuota Kredo?

Old 09-05-18, 07:16 PM
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What crank/BB would you put on a 13yo Kuota Kredo?

I ****ered up my FSA SLK megaexo BB when I tried to take it apart. It was always a bit of a problem with the left side crank bolt coming loose, and hence the left crank arm. This is old news, I saw some posts from 2007 complaining about this when these things were still new. Anyway, what BB/crank would you put on an English 1.37x24x68 threaded frame? The rest of the bike is Campy Chorus 10, a pretty nice group in its time. I'm not looking for ceramic bearings but I do like the oversized (for the time) bearings on the outside.
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If you're considering cranksets with 30mm spindles, Rotor 3D+, Praxis... just to name a few. Of course, you'll need the correct bottom bracket to accommodate the 30mm spindles.
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Originally Posted by zacster View Post
I ****ered up my FSA SLK megaexo BB when I tried to take it apart. It was always a bit of a problem with the left side crank bolt coming loose, and hence the left crank arm. This is old news, I saw some posts from 2007 complaining about this when these things were still new. Anyway, what BB/crank would you put on an English 1.37x24x68 threaded frame? The rest of the bike is Campy Chorus 10, a pretty nice group in its time. I'm not looking for ceramic bearings but I do like the oversized (for the time) bearings on the outside.
I would go with something like this, unless the groupset is all black/CF.

https://planetcyclery.com/campagnolo...SABEgLJl_D_BwE
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Originally Posted by noodle soup View Post
I would go with something like this, unless the groupset is all black/CF.

https://planetcyclery.com/campagnolo...SABEgLJl_D_BwE
Well, yes it is all CF. The bike is CF and the groupset too.

And in looking at Campy to go with the rest, they didn't do compact cranks until recently. None of the older, cheaper ones are available as compact. The new ones are just too expensive.
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Look at FSA cranks on ebay.
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Look at FSA cranks on ebay.
That was the first thing I looked at, but I decided I don't want another FSA.
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Last year I picked up on Ebay a set of 10 spd Campy Centaur carbon cranks (Ultra Torque) with compact 'rings for $70 in near new condition. Not sure if this was a screaming deal or not but they are damn fine cranks. Identical to Chorus I believe save for steel rather than alloy chainring bolts. You'd need to install bearing cups which are another $25 or so. And looking at Ebay now, there are brand new 10 spd Ultra-torque Centaur cranks in alloy for $90 or carbon power-torque for same. Seems a good deal.
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Originally Posted by zacster View Post
Well, yes it is all CF. The bike is CF and the groupset too.

And in looking at Campy to go with the rest, they didn't do compact cranks until recently. None of the older, cheaper ones are available as compact. The new ones are just too expensive.
They did compact cranks starting in around 2004, the problem is that the ones that old are much harder to find.
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