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    Truvativ Hussfet Isis Worn Out

    Hello,

    I have some play between my crankset and my bottom bracket (ISIS Hussefelt). It is obviously the crank arms that are worn out, but I was wondering: should I change the cranks only or the BB too?

    The aluminum of the cranks worns easy when they were untight, but does the cromo axle do too? I mean this is something I cant see by eye only, I guess, and there are so much forces at this very spot that it could have consequences on the new cranks even if the axle is slightly worn. Am I right?

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    Yes, I think so.

    Also check the BB bearings for wear as well.

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    All tapered spindles will eventually wear out.

    Since you're already replacing the cranks, might as well replace the BB too. Have you thought about outboard bearings at all? Something with a pinchbolt design like the Shimanos? This eliminates the pitfalls of ISIS.

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    Thanks guys,that's what I thought, but isn't the BB for this crank already an outboard one? It is a Howitzer XR.

    Now that I am going to change, I'm thinking about getting a FSA GAP or gravity. Those look good, simple and with less parts that can move. Anybody ever tried one of these?

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