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    Merida Cyclocross 4 Chainwheel FSA Gossamer Cross 46-36 Mega

    How easy or difficult is it to replace stock crankset with TRUVATIV X0 10-Speed Crankset 36-22 or 38-24 chainring? I don't need speed for racing, but prefer lower speed for enjoyable rough ride.

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    Her you go. Everyone's definition of difficult is different.

    Tech Tuesday: Install a SRAM X.0 Two-By-Ten Crankset - Pinkbike

    Hint: I googled "how to replace TRUVATIV X0 10-Speed Crankset"

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    Dear scottz123, thanks. Please kindly pardon my English. May be I should rephrase my question. I would like to replace the stock crankset FSA Gossamer Cross 46-36 Mega with TRUVATIV X0 10-Speed Crankset 36-22 or 38-24 chainring. Will the new crankset fit function flawlessly, without any compatibility problem? If the BB needs to be replaced, what would be the appropriate new BB? BTW, I'll have my lbs do the mechanical work.

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    You're not giving enough information for us to give you a definitive answer.

    Figure out what bottom bracket you have. If the X0 is available for that BB, you can swap without replacing. Otherwise, you need a new BB too, to match the shell in your frame.

    As long as you get the right parts, it will be easy.
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    youll need to use the XO BB and a number of spacers depending on the BB shell width. I tried the same thing youre considering using a FSA 386 Mtn Double 29/40. It worked but the Q factor was real wide, the adjustment of the FD was limited and the chainline was pretty bad. I gave up on that and converted a road triple to a double using a ultegra triple crank/BB and 30/42/bash guard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrm View Post
    youll need to use the XO BB and a number of spacers depending on the BB shell width. I tried the same thing youre considering using a FSA 386 Mtn Double 29/40. It worked but the Q factor was real wide, the adjustment of the FD was limited and the chainline was pretty bad. I gave up on that and converted a road triple to a double using a ultegra triple crank/BB and 30/42/bash guard.
    Thank you very much. That's what I was afraid of. Also thank you for additional information.

    Thank you too, AndrwSwitch.

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