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Bottom Bracket identification?

WigsterWigster Posts: 47
edited July 2014 in Workshop
Yesterday I went for my longest ride thus far (60 miles: Strava)

Doing ~45mph I hit a sunken drain pretty hard and got a pinch flat.
But I think it may have also done a bit of damage to my bottom bracket as it's now a bit creaky.

I was looking to just buy a brand new one, haven't taken the bike apart yet, is there anyway of finding out which brand/size I need?

This is my bike:
http://www.tredz.co.uk/.Cannondale-Caad ... _56417.htm
That just states: Bottom Bracket: FSA

I've watched some YouTube videos and the replacement doesn't look too hard, or should I just take it to my LBS and let them do the full works with a replacement part they supply?
Cannondale Caad 8 Sora
QuadLock iPhone 5 Mount / Garmin Edge 810 [HRM / Cadence]
Swissstop Flash Pro Green Brakes
2 x Cube Bottle Cages
Pedals: SHIMANO R540 - Shoes: Shimano R088

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  • keef66keef66 Posts: 13,286
    I doubt that you've damaged your bottom bracket by hitting a sunken drain. How old is it and how many miles has it done?

    Chainset is an FSA Vero if you're determined to replace it. Cannondales usually have BB30 press-fit bottom bracket shells. (although I read something recently about them using a new, different standard BB30A :shock: )
  • keef66keef66 Posts: 13,286
    Further reading suggests that FSA Vero chainsets are JIS square taper, so I'm assuming you have some kind of adapter in your BB shell and a standard screw-in cartridge type square taper BB. Possibly.
  • WigsterWigster Posts: 47
    Thanks Keef66, I'll have a look :).
    Cannondale Caad 8 Sora
    QuadLock iPhone 5 Mount / Garmin Edge 810 [HRM / Cadence]
    Swissstop Flash Pro Green Brakes
    2 x Cube Bottle Cages
    Pedals: SHIMANO R540 - Shoes: Shimano R088
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