HELP - Replacement bottom bracket ???

bilabonic Posts: 299
edited April 2013 in Road buying advice
Hi All

Bottom bracket has disintegrated on my mates cheapy bike and needs replacing, it's Truvitav brand and 118mm spindle.

It does mention spaces-
68m shell use spacer to the right
68mm w/e e-type der or chainguide - no spacer
73mm shell - no spacer

Here's a pic -


I also have came across this BUT he wants THE CHEAPEST POSSIBLE - ... 1e666fd2de

Can anyone help link a cheap one ?

Specialized Epic FSR Carbon Comp


  • nicklouse
    nicklouse Posts: 50,675
    He has an ISIS bb not a power spline bb.

    Any ISIS 118mm bb to fit the shell width of the frame will do.
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  • As 'nicklouse' says. This is an ISIS bottom bracket. ... 460a473193

    You wont find much cheaper. ISIS Bottom Brackets are a flawed design. The small ball bearings mean they fail on a regular basis after very short mileage.
  • bilabonic
    bilabonic Posts: 299
    Cheers guys.

    Will have a google about ISIS brackets, never heard of them before......
    Specialized Epic FSR Carbon Comp