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  1. #1
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    Help me with buying cranks

    What kind of cranks can I get with this bottom bracket? The bb is a xtr bb91. I need to know what size etc. I don't own the bottom bracket yet but I might get a frame with it on there.

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    turtles make me hot
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    Don't Shimano cranksets fit in those?

    What do you have now?
    I like turtles

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    You're putting the cart before the horse. Bottom brackets are relatively inexpensive, disposable parts. You get one to match the frame and crank you want.

    That said, I don't think I'm familiar with that model of bottom bracket. There's been an explosion of standards lately, and not everything is cross-compatible. It sounds like cracks for outboard bottom brackets, with a 24 mm spindle, will fit that. Shimano's own cranks would be a native fit, and probably the most straightforward install, but other companies do 24 mm spindles too.
    "Don't buy upgrades; ride up grades." -Eddy Merckx

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    Re: Help me with buying cranks

    Cranksets are generally sold with a bottom bracket.

  5. #5
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    Shimano Hollowtech, most of the recent RaceFace and any other hollowtech compatible cranks. The same frame with a SRAM BB will fit SRAM GXP cranks.

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