Bottom Bracket

Discussion in 'Bicycle Mechanics and Repairs' started by Chappy, 2 Jul 2008.

  1. Chappy

    Chappy Veteran

    Location:
    Portland
    Morning all

    Just a quick question regarding BB's I am just about to replace my old one for a sealed shiny new one as well as some new crank bolts and I was wondering do I need to replace the crank arms as well or can I get away with it.



    Cheers
     
  2. girofan

    girofan New Member

    I'm with User, don't spend unless you're compelled. If the cranks were installed correctly and have been re-tightened periodically there should'nt be a problem.
     
  3. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    if numbers of folk agreeing helps, i'm with the other two also.
     
  4. OP
    OP
    Chappy

    Chappy Veteran

    Location:
    Portland
    Cheers guys

    I dont the cranks need replaceing but i'm going to get some new bolts to be on the safe side.

    :thumbsup::biggrin:
     
  5. The BB will come with new bolts. Not that you need them, there's unlikely to be anything wrong with the old ones. I mean, go ahead and use them but with all due respect, 'on the safe side' isn't a valid reason.
     
  6. OP
    OP
    Chappy

    Chappy Veteran

    Location:
    Portland
    I didn't realise that it came with new bolts.

    You learn something new every day.
     
  7. Polar bears have black skin.
     
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