bottom bracket, adjustable


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  • Bottom bracket — A square taper cartridge bottom bracket. The bottom bracket on a bicycle connects the crankset to the bicycle and allows the crankset to rotate freely. It contains a spindle that the crankset attaches to, and the bearings that allow the spindle… …   Wikipedia

  • bottom bracket — Bicycle component that is inserted into the bottom bracket shell. The bottom bracket consists of the crank axle (bottom bracket spindle), ball bearings, and (in older style bottom brackets) a fixed cup and an adjustable cup. Crankarms are bolted… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • adjustable bottom bracket — [1] A component of a bicycle through which the crank fits. It has two bearing cups on either side. One cup is fixed in place while the other is removable or adjustable. [2] This is the older type of bottom bracket before sealed cartridge bottom… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • adjustable cup — The left hand cup in a bottom bracket of a bicycle, used in adjusting the bottom bracket bearings and removed during bottom bracket overhaul. The other cup is the fixed cup …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Cortina Cycles — is a bicycle frame manufacturer in Santa Barbara, California. It has made frames for Italian companies such as Bennotto, and Gios. Cortina Cycles. Type Private Industry Bicycles Founded 1955 Headquarters 2024 Mountain Ave, Santa Barbara,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Bicycle tools — Various bicycle tools have evolved over the years into specialized tools for working on a bicycle. Modern bicycle shops will stock a large number of tools for working on different bicycle parts. This work can be performed by a trained bicycle… …   Wikipedia

  • List of bicycle parts — This is a list of bicycle parts.*Axle *Ball bearing *Bar ends extensions at the end of straight handlebars to allow for multiple hand possitions. *Basket cargo carrier *Bottle cage a holder for a water bottle *Bottom bracket The bearing system… …   Wikipedia

  • Bicycle suspension — refers to the system or systems used to suspend the rider and all or part of the bicycle in order to protect them from the roughness of the terrain over which they travel. Bicycle suspension are used primarily on mountain bicycles, but are also… …   Wikipedia

  • Bicycle brake — Animation of a single pivot side pull calliper brake for the rear wheel of a steel framed road bike. A bicycle brake is used to slow down or stop a bicycle. There have been various types of brake used throughout history, and several are still in… …   Wikipedia

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