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Bottom Bracket Question 386EVO to Shimano

tamasrealtamasreal Posts: 27
edited October 2015 in Road buying advice
Hi guys!

I am planning to change my crankset on my new Merida Reacto 5000.
I have sold the "FSA Gossamer" crankset for the same price as a brand new Shimano 105 11sp crankset.

And now it is time to discuss the bottom bracket.
The FSA BB-PF30 is still in it, but my idea is to sell it and buy a new bb, rather than using an adapter.
I have found 3 compatible, and quite cheap versions on eBay.
-J&L (Chinese Ceramic Bearings)
-OZUZ Bottom Brackets
-Driveline BB

I do not know anything about them.

Does anyone has any experience with the chinese ones?
They are quite cheap, and on paper, they got ceramic bearings.. :/:/
The OZUZ ones looks good, but it is interesting for me that there is not a shell to 'protect' the crank axle, and I worry, that the AL cups would join with the carbon frame.
And the Driveline ones looks quite sympathetic, not the cheapest, but the quality looks good.

Anybody got any experience? Or any other solution?
If I am right, my frame has got a 86.5mm width BB and the diameter is 46mm and of course, Press Fit, cause there is no thread.

Thanks for everybody.


Or maybe this TriPeak BB could be a solution.


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