bottom bracket, sealed

see sealed bottom bracket

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • sealed bottom bracket — A bottom bracket with protective seals to keep water and grime from penetrating to the bearings. Also called cartridge bottom bracket …   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

  • cartridge bottom bracket — A bottom bracket with protective seals to keep water and grime from penetrating to the bearings. Also called sealed bottom bracket …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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