What bottom bracket do I need

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JScycle
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by JScycle

Hey WW,
I have a 2016 Scott Addict 20 and the bottom bracket needs replacing soon.
I believe it is BB86 but I am not sure.
The cranks on it are shimano ultegra 6800
What bottom bracket should I replace it with? the current one has no sleeve in between the two bearing which allows me to access the internal cable routing.
Any help is appreciated!
Thanks

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jlok
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by jlok

Should be BB86 according to what u said.

I think u have no experience and proper tool to replace the BB. Better bring it to a shop and observe how it is done.
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silvalis
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by silvalis

You can leave the sleeve on the standard Shimano BB72 off can't you?
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JScycle
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by JScycle

Jlok:
I have experience working with bikes I am just unfamiliar with this BB. You are correct I do not have the tools so will take it to a LBS. I was just wanting to know what type it was.

Silvalis:
Oh, I didn't realise the sleeve was optional. That makes a lot of sense though.

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