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  1. #1
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    Nickel gxp bottom bracket question

    My lbs built my nickel and i have a x9 crankset gxp bottom bracket.

    The nickel has a 73mm bb and sram says no spacers should be used but he used a spacer on the non drive side and said it had to be done.

    this sound right??

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    Quote Originally Posted by vizsladog View Post
    this sound right??
    No. I'm using an old FireX crank, GXP. No spacers.

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    Your LBS needs to RTFM. No spacer on sram gxp using a 73mm BB shell.

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    Get another bike shop....He's confusing Shimano and Sram. 73mm BB on Shimano takes one spacer on the drive side and none on the left. Sram takes no spacers on 73mm.

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