Monday, April 16, 2012

Aerozine Ceramic BB on the Dahon Boardwalk

Just a short video which I took a while back, showing the newly installed Aerozine Ceramic BB which I bought from Taiwan. The bearings are really really smooth straight out of the box, as you can see from the video below! With just a light push on the pedals, the cranks go round and round for quite a while.

For pictures of the BB, check out the link below.

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This video was taken when my Dahon Boardwalk was still a 9 speed bike with Shimano 105 cranks.

To read up on more good stuff which I bought from Taiwan last year, check out the blog post here!




7 comments:

  1. Can this bottom bracket be used with stock Dahon cranks?

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    1. No cannot. the stock cranks use square taper bb. for this aerozine bb, you need to use Shimano Hollowtech II crankset.

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    2. alright thanks! any good square taper bb to recommend to me?

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    3. no point changing from square taper bb to another square taper bb. can't really tell the difference. but changing to a Hollowtech crankset can be felt clearly.

      http://handsonbike.blogspot.com/2011/02/journey-of-boardwalk-part-3.html

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  2. Hi, can a 68/73mm bb fits onto Tern verge P18? is it consider an upgrade to change the current stock bb?

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  3. You will need a road 68mm bb, English threaded, for the Dahon/Tern. You will need to upgrade the crankset at the same time, and the difference you feel is mainly from the stiffer crankset. A good bb will also be smoother than the stock bb.

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  4. hi can aerozine ceramic bb 08-xc-68/73 fit on dahon speed p8 wif shimano 105 crankset?

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