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whats the life of a bottom bracket

tvrmtbtvrmtb Posts: 2
edited May 2014 in MTB workshop & tech
hi hope someone could shed some light on this
ive got a cube fritzz 160 tm which is 4 months old and had about 60 hours riding and i took it for its first service which they told me the bottom bracket is knackered should this be replaced on warranty??
thanks

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  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,601
    1 day to 20 years. Or more.
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  • MccraqueMccraque Posts: 819
    I go through one a year on most bikes...500 to 1000 miles depending on bike, but more so the one I ride through winter gets wrecked quicker!
  • TJ20862TJ20862 Posts: 78
    Yes!! it should?
  • Kill it with jet washing or sandy or V muddy rides and it will die quick.
    Clean it by hand and lube it it, will last lot longer.
    Definitely should be changed under warranty unless you brought the bike back neglected and covered in rust/abuse.
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  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,601
    Bearings are generally not warranty items.
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  • I had a BB30 last 1 ride :lol:

    IMO, if its not creaking/cracking and the cranks still spin freely, its fine.
  • TJ20862TJ20862 Posts: 78
    Second that^^^^^^
  • swod1swod1 Posts: 1,639
    the deore bb on my bike has lasted more than 6mths that people was saying that they last so as already mentioned just depends on the riding conditions.
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