BB30: Component compatibility questions

Discussion in 'Cycling Equipment' started by zclevenger, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. zclevenger

    zclevenger New Member

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    So I posted on here a couple weeks ago about my current components and how they would transfer over to the new frame I am looking at. For reference, here is my old post (additional info and more pics) and link to new frame (S-Works Tarmac SL3 OSBB Frameset).

    http://www.cyclingforums.com/forum/thread/482601/looking-to-upgrade-new-rider-looking-for-information-on-my-late-80-s-masi-team-3v
    http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCProduct.jsp?spid=52896&scid=1001&scname=Road

    I got a ton of great advice from people on here and also took my bike into another bike shop. From what I understand, all of my components will absolutely transfer to new frame (regular BB, not OSBB). I have been doing some research and seem to think the OSBB would be doable, with maybe having to replace crank? Anyways, the second LBS I went to said I couldn't do OSBB because I have a 9-speed (Dura-Ace. About 10 years old). Thought I would ask you guys since you all are very knowledgeable. Is OSBB completely out of the question or is it possible? Only reason I am looking at this specific frame is because they offer about twice as many colors as the regular BB frame. Since I will have this frame for a long time, it would be nice to know if OSBB is an option or not. And I am NOT selling my Masi frame. Gonna keep that for a long time! Thanks.


    Couple pictures: http://img607.imageshack.us/g/img0748i.jpg/
     
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