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    Geared Cdale Flash BB30 bike convert to SS???

    I love my Cdale SS 29er so much I bought a geared 2012 Cdale Flash 29er alloy 2 that I hope to upgrade to SS or possibly move the Lefty over tomy SS & put my Niner fork on the geared. Anyone converted this before? Please walk me through it. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by byrot View Post
    Perfect... thanks!!! Maybe dumb question, but... standard BB30 crank what goes with this???

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    No on the BB30 crank. You will need something with a 24 MM spindle (Shimano, race face, others) or you can use a SRAM GXP, but you need the kit which includes a spacer that slides on to the spindle and a special spacer washer. The SRAM GXP spindle is 24 MM drive side and 22 MM NDS. The Beer Kit works very well.
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    Ok, help me out see link below. Best set-up for what I need. Prefer under $200.

    MTB Crankets | Mountain Bike Chainsets

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    I used an older Shimano LX model, but I like the Shimano XT cranksets too. You will want a SS specific chainring too, which makes most cranks a bit more expensive as they will come with a geared chainset.

    These cranks Shimano XT M780 Oe Crankset > Components > Drivetrain > Cranksets | Jenson USA Online Bike Shop and sell the stock chainrings

    This chainring Hope Single Chainring > Components > Drivetrain > Chainrings | Jenson USA Online Bike Shop

    and you would be good to go. I would just look on Ebay for crank arms. I hear the Shimano SLX is as light as the XTR (crankarms only).
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    Single that MFer!!!
    Here's mine-
    Geared Cdale Flash BB30 bike convert to SS???-1062669_10201039905027379_724768853_n-1-.jpg
    The BEER Components EBB is a really nice piece of work. Hasn't slipped, and only started making a tiny bit of noise 80+ miles into the High Cascades 100 on Saturday- by far the hardest, dustiest 100 miler I've done.
    As far as the cranks on that page from Chain Reaction, I'd recommend the double chainring SLX. Sell the rings, buy a Race Face Single ring. Voila. In business!
    I love the Flash. I can't seem to find any complaints, and the Lefty is now my favorite fork ever.

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