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Old 09-02-11, 02:07 PM
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BB30 adapter?

I have a BB30 frame set coming next week... I have a standard Ultegra 6700 crankset. What adapter do I need to make it work?
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get the wheels mfg adapter for shimano
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Originally Posted by zitter View Post
get the wheels mfg adapter for shimano
This?

Wheels Manufacturing BB30 Bottom Bracket Adaptor Set for Shimano HollowtechII & Raceface X-type cranks
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get a bb30 crankset, if u don't your missing the point.
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I will when I get the cash... baby on the way... new crankset first.
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So is the above adapter what I want??
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Yep, above adapter is exactly what you want (I have a bb30 frame and used those for a while). Oh, you will still need the BB30 bearings and everything though, those just push in once you've got the bearings installed.
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Originally Posted by rpeterson View Post
Yep, above adapter is exactly what you want (I have a bb30 frame and used those for a while). Oh, you will still need the BB30 bearings and everything though, those just push in once you've got the bearings installed.
There are a couple of other ways to do it:

1. FSA make an aluminium sleeve that is pressed into the BB shell. This has a regular English BB thread that will take a normal Shimano BB. Some people think that these are too permanent but my LBS says they install and remove them all the time.

2. KCNC make a cartridge that contains two bearings and is ready to accept the crank axle. I have one of these and it works well. Non-permanent, easily removable and does not require a press and can be installed with a Shimano BB wrench.

https://clee-cycles.co.uk/shop_image.../bb30-rdbk.jpg
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just be careful about the permanent ones. if the people that make it say it's permanent, assume that it's permanent.

get the non-permanent ones.
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I went with the Wheels Manufacturing ones over the KCNC for two reasons. It's cheaper overall, and you can just pop them out and immediately pop in a BB30 crankset.
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