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    Building a 2012 Carbon Highball, just bought a XX1 in BB30 - Did I screw the pooch?

    So I'm finally getting around to building the 2012 Highball Carbon I bought on closeout in February.

    I won this auction on E-Bay for an XX1 group, but I just realized it says it's a BB30, and from what I've read, BB30 doesn't work with the Highball.

    I haven't bought a bottom bracket yet, I was thinking Chris King.

    Am I screwed? Do I need to resell the group I just bought, and get a GXP version?

    It says the crankset is " XX1 BB30 156q 175mm crankset"

    This is my first "real" build, so I'm learning by bumping my head....

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    Yes, I think you are screwed unfortunately. I am aware of adapter cups to make a regular crankset work with bb30 frame, but not the other way around. Good luck.
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    Thanks... seems like you're right. I'm trying to get him to switch the crank to the GXP. Otherwise, I'll be selling a BB30 group very soon!

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    If you got a really good deal, why not keep the group, sell just the crank and BB, and buy the one you need?

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    Would that work with E13 cups or is the spindle length all wrong?

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    Zipp makes a conversion BSA to BB30 bottom bracket...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drider85 View Post
    Would that work with E13 cups or is the spindle length all wrong?
    No idea, but you'd want to make sure the diameter is correct as well as the length. Just get the proper crank and bb.

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