what is it?

what is it?

Post by Jaso » Wed, 05 May 1999 04:00:00


I bought a used frame and pulled out a siezed bottom bracket.  It is
a Real brand, but I know nothing of them.  One cup came off easily,
but the other one is on there pretty good.  If it matters, one is
silver (came off) and the other is black.  Underneath the silver cup
there is a cartridge bearing and an o ring.  It looks like this
bearing should come right off, but I hesitate to help it much before
I know what this thing is.  I was told that it might be titanium,
but I kind of doubt it.  The spindle is black if that helps.  The bb
is a few months old, but the bike has been sitting, hence the frozen
bearings.  Any idea what this thing is and how to get the other cup
off?  Thanks!!
 
 
 

what is it?

Post by Jaso » Wed, 05 May 1999 04:00:00

Never mind, it looks like a junker.  I donno why anyone would put
something like that in a bike instead of a UN72.  I managed to get
it apart and it is most certainly NOT titanium.  I will head out for
new bearings in the morning, but if it's going to cost much, I iwll
just replace it with a Shimano unit.

 
 
 

what is it?

Post by Christian L?ver? » Fri, 07 May 1999 04:00:00

Quote:

> I bought a used frame and pulled out a siezed bottom bracket.  It is
> a Real brand, but I know nothing of them.

http://www.real-design.com/
http://www.mtbr.com/reviews/Bottom_Bracket/Real_CrankcaseBottomBracke...

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