Giant XTC SE : Bottom Bracket

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by monkeyville, 8 Feb 2008.

  1. monkeyville

    monkeyville New Member

    After a few too many 'bumps' and having a habit of never sitting on the seat i am in desperate need of a new bottom bracket and cranks.

    I was looking to purchase the parts online
    as my local bike shop doesn’t stock any ISIS or octalink parts which look like they might survive a little longer than the standard square tapered ones!!

    Unfortunately i have no idea about bikes technically and was
    wondering if anyone knew the sizing of the bottom bracket and crank assembly of a Giant XTC SE? If not are you able to give me any guidance as to how I might go about finding out the measurements or parts that may be suitable?

    The bike in question is here:
    http://archive.giant-bicycles.com/uk/030.000.000/030.010.000.asp?year=2006&model=10215

    Thanks in advance for your help
     
  2. GilesM

    GilesM Guru

    Location:
    East Lothian
    You just need to measure the width of the bottom bracket shell on the bike, (that's just the frame, not including any of the cups) for a Giant I expect it to be 68mm, but I would check. Additionally, check the actual axle length, with the cranks removed

    IHTH

    Giles
     
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