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Specialized Roubaix BB30 Bottom Bracket Upgrades?

Old 08-18-19, 11:22 AM
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Specialized Roubaix BB30 Bottom Bracket Upgrades?

Hi Guys,

I own a 2015/2015/2016 (one of those years) Specialized Roubaix SL4. The bike is great - I want to upgrade the bottom bracket from the original BB30 (I believe it is press-fit) to a durable and more reliable bottom bracket. I have attached pictures of what the bb looks like (crankset is still on so please forgive me, but I believe it is press-fit).

What are my options? Any recommendations on an upgrade and to what style BB?


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Curious if you're experiencing any creaking/ticking?? (If you're not, I'd honestly recommend leaving alone)

If you are experience noise (or some other issue?) then this is a great option............ https://wheelsmfg.com/bottom-bracket...-bb-black.html

I actually have the older press-fit option (I like the threaded idea as it works great on another bike I have in the form of Praxis Works, but not available for 30mm setups)

Creates a very concentric setup thru the BB shell. There's still always a slight possibility you won't have "perfection" but, again, much more truly concentric vs 2-sided individual cups.

Also.....take note that I *believe* you'd still need spacers (as noted on wheelsmfg website) for Specialized's slightly narrower width shell. ---> https://wheelsmfg.com/46mm-id-bottom...acer-pack.html

****There may be better/newer options as I haven't shopped this stuff in a while, but a couple years ago, this was good stuff. (Hopefully more folks will chime in)
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