titanium aftermarket spindles for dura ace pedals

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spartan
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by spartan

has anyone tried this retrofit? any info on the manufacturer.

https://titaniumplanet.com/index.php?id ... rsion-9100
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2018 Madone SLR DISC DI2 9XXX
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by tommasini

If I recall correctly, the 9100's use loose balls up near the crank threads - and these loose balls run directly on the original steel spindle. So by putting in a Ti spindle you will be running those bearings directly on a Ti surface. My thought is you will quickly wear a groove on the spindle as the Ti will wear much faster than with the hardened steel

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