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Old 12-02-19, 02:35 AM
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Originally Posted by dedhed View Post
Well, I've replaced a cheap cartridge (Chin Heur) after a few K miles with a UN55 that probably has 5K miles on it and running fine. I probably have 10K on an 105 BB5600 HTII bottom bracket that is running fine.

Either one should give years/miles of trouble free service unless you're riding in very extreme conditions.

I would forget the UN 26 and step up to a UN 55 for a few more $$
Unfortunately, UN55 isn’t available here. Also, I’ve only found SM-BB52 Hollowtech, so my choices are limited.

I don’t ride extreme, but I guess my weight still makes it kinda “extreme-y”, so to speak...
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