Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
Maybe... But I have the chance to have 2 bikes with BB86:hambini wrote: ↑Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:22 pmEven if your bottom bracket doesn't creak. You will get significantly reduced bearing life and stiffness. The load rating for a 4130 bottom bracket is ~25% of that of a bottom bracket that uses 6806 bearings (BB30/PF30/BB386)
If you have the option, I would consider a different crankset. Shimano deliberately designed BB86 to stop people using 30mm cranksets
-One Canyon Ultimate CF SLX with 41/30 CyclingCeramic bearings and Rotor 2Inpower
-One Aeroad with first the original Shimano BB86 and a Dura Ace 9000 crank. I have upgraded to BB86 41/24 CyclingCeramic
The 1st generation of 41/30 had 2 ranges of balls and it was lightly less smooth than the 41/24 Cyclingceramic. But the 41/30 CyclingCeramic was a lot smoother than the original 41/24 Steel Dura Ace.
On the next generation of 41/30 CyclingCeramic, there is one range of balls and I cannot say if 41/30 Ceramic is better than 41/24 Ceramic. Overall I prefer 41/30 because I have better feelings with a 30mm Rotor crank at 1600W than with a Dura Ace.
But 30mm cranks are not only more rigid, there are a few of them competing for lightness first. So, I think 41/30 is not a marginal product.