10) Compatibility of bottom brackets

This post will explain bottom bracket compatibility. Which bottom brackets (BBs) can be combined with which crankset standards. Posts that explain in detail the history and construction of each BB standard can be found here: 1 History and threaded BB …Read More…

Bottom bracket bearing standards 2nd part – threadless press fit BBs

For basic terms explanation and history of BBs, as well as threaded BB standards, read this article: Bottom bracket standards – 1st part. BBs with press fit (threadless) cups usually use cranksets with the spindle (axle) attached to the right …Read More…

Bicycle bottom bracket standards – 1st part (threaded)

This post will explain bicycle bottom bracket standards. It is the first in the series of posts on the subject, explaining basic terms, then each standard. The last post will adress BB and crankset compatibility and interchangeability.   1. What …Read More…