[CR]Milled/slotted botom brackets


Example: Racing:Roger de Vlaeminck

Date: Sat, 31 May 2008 13:11:44 -0700 (PDT)
From: EPL <lowiemanuel@yahoo.ca>
To: "classicrendezvous@bikelist.org" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: [CR]Milled/slotted botom brackets

I see that Nagasawas, in particular, but also some Raleighs, featured BB shells that are slotted as many as 3-8 times, road as well as track frames.

http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Japan/Nagasawa/Interbike_03.htm

http://www.classicrendezvous.com/images/Japan/Nagasawa/2005_interbike/Nagasa6.jpg

Is there a down side to this -- does anyone believe that with a cast shell this results in noticeable flexibility?

Would like to read comments from Nagasawa owners in particular, but any riders of significantly cut BB shell bikes are good too..

Emanuel Lowi Montreal, Quebec

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