RE: [CR]Track BB length question, NR and Sugino Might Competition

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From: "greg piwonka" <>
Subject: RE: [CR]Track BB length question, NR and Sugino Might Competition
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 19:38:57 +0000

109 mm spindle length for those sugino cranks you could just use a sugino 75 bottom bracket but they are expensive but really nice. sorry if that part is OT.

greg piwonka austin tx

>From: dan kasha <>
>To: CR <>
>Subject: [CR]Track BB length question, NR and Sugino Might Competition
>Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 11:57:18 -0700 (PDT)
>I recently have gotten back into riding my track bike around and want to
>change the crank on it. It is a low-end Orbit (reynolds 500/531 fork)
>from about 1991, with a low end Stronglight crank and BB.
> I have a nice Sugino Mighty Competition track crank (on-topic I think)
>that I want to put on it, but need to find a suitable BB. I don't know
>what length I would need for the spindle. I suspect it is similar to what
>a NR pista would have used (the cranks look similar), but I am not certain.
> I did a search of the archives with no clear results.
> Would a NR bb work?
> What lenght spindle (for a BSC 68 mm bb) would an NR have used?
> If I buy a more mondern BB, does it have to be track specific, and what
>length BB should I be looking for? I really want to use a classic cup/cone
>BB, the cartridges just don't look right to me.
> Any hints are welcome.
> Thanks,
> Dan Kasha
> Seattle, Wa
> PS Mercer Island loop is really fun on a track bike.
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