re BB question

Discussion in 'UK and Europe' started by geepeetee, Feb 2, 2006.

  1. geepeetee

    geepeetee Guest


    Thanks that helps loads, i was aware of the left hand threaded cup, thought
    they were all the same though didnt know the italian uses two rh threads.

    From your description i have bought an italian unit which as you say wont
    enter the english BB shell.



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  2. "geepeetee" <[email protected]> wrote:

    > Thanks that helps loads,

    Glad to be of service.

    Just one more thing: there are two different shell widths with British
    threading: 68mm and 73mm, the former being the more common. Just measure
    across the BB shell of your frame. You should match the width of the unit
    you buy to the width of your frame.

    James Thomson