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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:12 pm 
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Hi

have just bought a set of these (via eBay) and wanted to know what the best way to fit these to my Colnago M10, which currently has a BSA B/B.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/105852955@N06/11053125056/

As the cranks seem to be BB30 guess I need one of Rotors conversion devices?

Having a look at them and wondered is there gonna be a serious advantage of going for the ceramic bearing version over the steel version? Price is drastically more!

http://www.velotechservices.co.uk/shop/ ... 7416001655
http://www.velotechservices.co.uk/shop/ ... 7416002009

Any other suggestions would be great!

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Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:12 pm 
  • ROTOR 3D+ Road
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:22 pm 
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the rotor bsa to 30 cups are the only way I know of. They are a bit pricey but it's that or swap the 3d+ for a 3d

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:59 pm 
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Yes, the ROTOR cups are ideal for fitting the BB30 spindle of the 3D+ into a BSA Threaded BB

Ceramic bearings run a little smoother than the stainless steel ones and are obviously lighter, but for my standard of riding, they're probably not worth the extra cash!!! :(

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 10:28 pm 
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Remember that the Rotor cranks are NOT BB30. They have a longer spindle, which enables them to be fitted on eg. BSA threaded frames. The right BB for this application is called BSA30. I can say it works very well, having used the Rotor 3D+/BSA30 combi for two seasons.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:23 pm 
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This is the least expensive "BSA30" BB I have found: http://www.bdopcycling.com/Bottom%20Bra ... 0BB386.asp


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 6:42 pm 
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thanks guys, thought as much, think I'll go for the steel converter.


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Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 6:42 pm 
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