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    GT Karakoram 2.0 Crankset replacement

    i have a 2012 GT Karakoram 2.0. What would be a good replacement for the crankset that it on it. I would prefer it to be under $100.

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    Duct tape iz like teh Force. It has a Lite side and a Dark side and it holdz the Universe together.

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    my middle ring bent for the 2nd time

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    what size is the bottom bracket on the shimano deore m590 9 speed

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottiercox View Post
    what size is the bottom bracket on the shimano deore m590 9 speed
    It will fit 73mm and 68mm with the supplied spacers.

    Why not just replace your bent middle ring with a better quality new one?

    If your happy with 170mm crank arms Jenson has Shimano LX FC-M582 Crankset
    Last edited by mitzikatzi; 08-21-2012 at 07:42 PM.
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    I like the SLX Hollowtech. Before you install the bearings pop the cap and inner seal on the NDS and add grease. Mine shipped with only a light coat. You might as well also grease the DS too. I used a grapefruit sectioning knife to carefully pry up the seals.

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    i went ahead and replaced the crankset and bottom bracket with a shimano deore.so far it has been a much better crankset.thanks guys for the info

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    Good job!

    What size bearing. got a 2012 3.0
    Was thinking ofreplacing cranks, but didn't know which bearing.
    Last edited by ATX78749; 10-20-2013 at 08:59 AM.

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