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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:25 am 
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I have the opportunity to but a Giant TCR Advanced for 650 dollars but the bottom bracket is BB86 can I use the Rotor crank with the Shimano BB86 bottom bracket?


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 5:20 am 
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I can't find the link, but I remember that it does work, but with the Rotor BB86 BB, not sure about compatibility with the Shimano BB though

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 5:55 am 
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As long as it is not the 3d+, but the regular 3d, it will work. Rotor 3d cranks fit the same as Shimano, they are cross-compatible.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:41 am 
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Yes, the 3D works with regular BB86 bottom bracket cups. The 3D+ needs special bottom bracket cups which are currently only made by Rotor itself.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:22 am 
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I was under the impression that the Rotor 3D+ would work with the Zipp Vumaquad BSA68 bottom bracket. I hope so or i'll have to get one of those Rotor ones when my Power2max get delivered. Anyone out there able to confirm this?


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 5:15 pm 
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3d+ will work with vumaquad cups.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:19 pm 
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thisisatest wrote:
3d+ will work with vumaquad cups.
But Vumaquad cups will not work for the OP's Giant TCR with a BB86 bottom bracket. 8)

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:53 pm 
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http://www.rotorbike.com/nueva/infotecn ... %20ENG.pdf


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 10:37 am 
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Hi all, bump here....link above seems to suggest that 3D+ will work with Shimano BB86 (Scott, Giant) if you use 4130 pressfit cups, right?


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:56 pm 
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ultyguy wrote:
Hi all, bump here....link above seems to suggest that 3D+ will work with Shimano BB86 (Scott, Giant) if you use 4130 pressfit cups, right?


yes thats sounds right


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2014 6:26 pm 
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I can confirm that you can also use an FSA 386evo to PF86 bottom bracket for the 3D+. The overall width is slightly less so I did have add about 1 or 2 mm worth of shims but it works perfectly. Much better price and easier for your LBS to source.


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Nice one!


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