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can I change the Bottom Bracket system?

rouleur23rouleur23 Posts: 175
edited May 2009 in Workshop
Hi

I have an FSA chainset and it is the Octalink type. Can I remove this system from the shell housing and fit a regular shimano BB with the cups? It is 68mm wide and looks to me like it would be fine.

Cheers guys

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 81,520 Lives Here
    sure no probs.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • COVECCOVEC Posts: 213
    Would it also be a simple matter to change the chainset on a 09 GIANT TCR Adv1/2/3, are the pressfit bearings a proprietary installation or will a standard chainset fit. I was thinking about fitting a SRAM Force model??

    Cheers
    COVEC
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,692
    Sram uses it's own proprietary GXP system...
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 81,520 Lives Here
    COVEC
    it is a new "standard" as far as i am aware you will need to keep with the same fitting.
    Not seen and converters.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
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