Author Topic: French thread bottom brackets Read times. I may need to replace a BB with a French thread.
Bottom brackets must fit the frames interface type. For example, an english threaded bottom bracket can only be installed on a frame that accepts english threading. Internally expanding design fits most frames, including those with Swiss threading and frames with damaged BB shells.
Please create an account or log in to save it. Take it down off the wall, install one of these pups and get it rolling again! Grand Cru threadless bottom brackets fit any frame having a 68mm BB shell, even if the existing threading is totally stripped.
Below are the available bulk discount rates for each individual item when you purchase a certain amount. Grand Cru Threadless Bottom Brackets fit most frames, even those with Swiss threading, and they work on frames with damaged BB shells, even if the existing threading is totally stripped. Unlike previous attempts at threadless BBs, this new design is "internally expanding".
Most newer bicycles use cartridge bottom brackets, which are modular assemblies. These are normally not adjustable or serviceable; rather, they are intended to be replaced as a unit when the bearings become worn out or contaminated. This article deals with cartridge bottom brackets, and will provide advice on a number of different brands and models.
The threadless bottom brackets that I mentioned a few months ago have arrived and are available in the VO store. They fit most frames, even those with Swiss threading. And they work on frames with damaged BB shells, even if the existing threading is totally stripped.