At 12:26 PM 2/22/2008, Howard Darr wrote:
>How much would this cost to have this done.
Tapping British BB threads to Italian is the emergency measure that's available if you strip your threads. And because the right-hand cup on Italian and French BBs is right-hand threaded, it can loosen up if not securely tightened
Best not to tap to Italian unless and until you have to. I understand that British BBs are somewhat easier to find these days than Italian ;-)
Berkeley, CA, USA
>[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Phil Brown
>Sent: Friday, February 22, 2008 3:07 PM
>Subject: Re: [CR]Italian BB in English BB shell, can it be done?
>A question for the mechanics out there. Can you use an Italian threaded
>Campagnolo BB cups with an English threaded BB shell? I know you can
>Italian freewheels on English hubs and perhaps headsets, but I was not
>Sure can after you ream and retap.
>Just clearing in Berkeley, Calif.