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Types and designs of bicycle bearings

Types and designs of bearings used for bicycles

Updated: 20/08/2020. This post will explain what kinds of bearings are (mostly and usually) used with bicycles and what their advantages and disadvantages, compared to other commonly used bicycle bearing systems are. For bearing ball standards, see: Standard bicycle bearing ball sizes. 1. Cup and cone bearings Bicycle bearings commonly use bearing balls, placed in … Read more

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Bottom brackets [01] Threaded BBs

Threaded bicycle bottom bracket (BB) standards

Updated: 28/04/2021. This post will explain bicycle bottom bracket standards. It is the first in the series of posts on the subject, explaining basic terms, then each standard. Most threaded standards are explained, while a separate post explains press-fit (threadless) bottom brackets. The last post will address BB and crankset compatibility and interchangeability. Contents: What … Read more