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    Raceface BB seems tight (on Fatboy Expert)

    So I just had the a LBS install a Raceface PF30 BB on my Fatboy Expert (alum frame). Still have the stock TRS cranks. The cranks seem tighter than I think they should be when I spin them. Iíve done some searching but not finding much on how to adjust the preload on this combo. Of course I could be being blind. Any help/tips appreciated.

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    Just tighten the lock ring until there is no play.
    I got some bad ideas in my head.

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    There is no preload adjust. Just a collar that keeps from being too tight on install. All cranks are tight when new because of the bearings. They will free up a little during use.

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    Thanks guys. I rode the bike yesterday and forgot to check, after the ride, if they felt any looser....

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    Its nothing to worry about as long as you followed instructions for install. Sealed cartridge bearings are always tight at first. And will take a few rides before they might "feel" any different. Unless you are spinning without the chain on and it feels rough and really stiff its good to go.

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    A bike shop did the install on this part. I do most of my own work but don't have a proper BB tool for press fit BBs...yet.

    Thanks again

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