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GXP / BB30

Kieran_BurnsKieran_Burns Posts: 9,757
edited September 2012 in The workshop
Are they interchangeable?

Looks like my research into an alternate chainset for the Felt may have gone awry...

the bike comes with a BB30 and (although I checked) I got a GXP chainset.

I hope this doesn't have to go back :cry:
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2009 Specialized Tricross Sport
2011 Trek Madone 4.5
2012 Felt F65X
Proud CX Pervert and quiet roadie. 12 mile commuter

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    problem solvers do some spacers that allow BB30 bearings to be used with 24mm axle cranks.

    they are about your only option.

    if you had shimano cranks i would have said the KCNC BB30 to shimano crank fit BB.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • I should add that it is a complete set including Bottom Bracket. I *think* all I need is the right tool to get the clamps off. I think.
    Chunky Cyclists need your love too! :-)
    2009 Specialized Tricross Sport
    2011 Trek Madone 4.5
    2012 Felt F65X
    Proud CX Pervert and quiet roadie. 12 mile commuter
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    I should add that it is a complete set including Bottom Bracket. I *think* all I need is the right tool to get the clamps off. I think.
    ? clamps.

    oh you can also get a press fit sleeve to bond into the BB 30 to make it BSA thread only.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • clamps? Where did that come from? I meant cranks!
    Chunky Cyclists need your love too! :-)
    2009 Specialized Tricross Sport
    2011 Trek Madone 4.5
    2012 Felt F65X
    Proud CX Pervert and quiet roadie. 12 mile commuter
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,756
    Thats what happens when your a CX riding perv KB, even talking bike bits you swap in your pervy bedroom/dungeon faves without thought......
  • muttermutter

    I'm going to have to return the chainset and get another one. Only problem is: it's £100 more expensive!!!
    Chunky Cyclists need your love too! :-)
    2009 Specialized Tricross Sport
    2011 Trek Madone 4.5
    2012 Felt F65X
    Proud CX Pervert and quiet roadie. 12 mile commuter
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    muttermutter

    I'm going to have to return the chainset and get another one. Only problem is: it's £100 more expensive!!!
    get a shimano on and a KCNC BB30 to Shimano BB.

    sorted.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • muttermutter

    I'm going to have to return the chainset and get another one. Only problem is: it's £100 more expensive!!!

    IIRC you were changing it to a compact from a CX chainset? Are the pcd's different so you can't just change the rings?
  • muttermutter

    I'm going to have to return the chainset and get another one. Only problem is: it's £100 more expensive!!!

    IIRC you were changing it to a compact from a CX chainset? Are the pcd's different so you can't just change the rings?

    Looked at that - the inner ring looks integrated to the crank :cry:
    Chunky Cyclists need your love too! :-)
    2009 Specialized Tricross Sport
    2011 Trek Madone 4.5
    2012 Felt F65X
    Proud CX Pervert and quiet roadie. 12 mile commuter
  • Although looking at it again makes me think I am talking censored ... going to have a go in the morning.
    Chunky Cyclists need your love too! :-)
    2009 Specialized Tricross Sport
    2011 Trek Madone 4.5
    2012 Felt F65X
    Proud CX Pervert and quiet roadie. 12 mile commuter
  • and that worked.

    Swapped the rings over and adjusted the front mech. All sorted and I now have a compact chainset on the bike :D
    Chunky Cyclists need your love too! :-)
    2009 Specialized Tricross Sport
    2011 Trek Madone 4.5
    2012 Felt F65X
    Proud CX Pervert and quiet roadie. 12 mile commuter
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,279 Lives Here
    Now put the rings you don't want on the other crankset and sell complete and unused on Ebay.
  • fine idea - probably try the classified on here first. Thanks to all for listening to my frustration!
    Chunky Cyclists need your love too! :-)
    2009 Specialized Tricross Sport
    2011 Trek Madone 4.5
    2012 Felt F65X
    Proud CX Pervert and quiet roadie. 12 mile commuter
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