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Old 12-02-19, 03:20 AM
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Originally Posted by wgscott View Post
After faffing around with a White Industries square taper BB (a good, but rather expensive one) for a couple of years, I went back to the $18 Shimano Ultegra BB, and it felt the way it does when I stop hitting myself in the head with a hammer.

@Andrew R Stewart: sample size = 1.0

Edit: I just remembered my Crampy square taper BB survived about 35 years of malignant neglect.
Geez.. 35 years? My old Shimano UN26 survived “just” 10 years and I’m already thinking that’s a lot!
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