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Eddie Merckx Corsa 1985 Team Panasonic Bottom Bracket

wmflewwmflew Posts: 3
edited May 2018 in Vintage bikes forum
Anybody out there know the bottom bracket I need for this bike. I have the frame and want to do a rebuild?

Blue and White Team Panosonic
1985 Corsa Extra


  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,815 Lives Here
    Is there anything in the frame at the moment? If so looking at that and measuring it will help. If not you need to work out if it's a British or Italian thread. Measuring the width of the BB shell will give you an idea, British is 68mm and Italian is 70mm as I recall. Italian BB both sides unscrew normally, British BBs have a reverse thread on the non drive side.
    What you need after that depends on the crankset you are using.
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  • wmflewwmflew Posts: 3
    Thanks for the help. I ended up with an Italian dura ace bb that fit my old ulrgra cranks
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