I recently installed a new carbon Truvativ Stylo crankset on my bike, and while I understand that since it is new, the bearings/seals should be a little "tight," so to speak, when I turn the crankset by hand, it doesn't really spin freely at all -- more like it just stays put. If you really spin the crank arm hard by hand, it might turn 1 revolution. Now this is with the bike on the repair stand and with no pedals in the crank arms (to add weight and possible help with momentum). Anyway, since the bike is mostly torn down for an overhaul, I haven't had a chance to ride it yet to see if the bearings will break in. Also, this is my first experience with an outboard bearing crankset (yes, I know I am a little behind the times, being an old school, square taper bb dude), but it just seems a little "too" tight. Thoughts/Suggestions? Thanks in advance.
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