Cannondale Tandem Eccentric Bottom Bracket Body, KP/, FREE UK Delivery, Price: £ Eccentric Tandem Bottom Bracket, KP/. Cannondale Eccentric Bottom Bracket Shims, KP, FREE UK Delivery, Price: £ Cannondale Eccentric Bottom Bracket Shims, KP I am interested in this bike but I am a bit unsure about the Eccentric BB that cannondale uses. I would like to know how the cannondale design.
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I’m not sure how to adjust it though.
The largest cycling discussion forum in Australia for all things bike; from new riders to seasoned bike nuts, the Australian Cycling Forums are a welcoming community where you can ask questions and talk about the type of bikes and cycling topics you like. I spoke with my local dealer, and the response I got was that it is not a life or death part it is only there to prevent the bolt getting stuck in the chainwheel if it becomes loose.
I’ll have a go at adjusting it in the morning and see how it goes. Ie I have to go a bit further than normal to get the pins into the wider part of the quick link hole.
I used grease when installing it and so far it’s silent and squeak free. Originally Posted by CaptCarrot. I actually found it in the cold light of day – eventually got it back in as all my “precision” circlip pliers are too big and then immediately broke it trying to use it for its intended job of freeing the drive side wedge. Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Add a Poll to this Thread. This eccentric is 68mm long and Last edited by reohn2 on 14 Feb SJS Cycles part number: I like the way it secures itself by pushing outwards and does not rely on the crude mechanism my old eccentric BB holder used whereby two self-tapping screws held in the frame penetrated the BB by drilling a small hole in it.
R2’s procedure should release the LH wedge, but if the circlip pops out on the RHS then it may be very difficult to release the RH wedge. How much force should it take?
Cannondale eccentric bottom bracket adjustment??? – Singletrack Magazine
Find More Posts by davidad. If it’s a single wedge type the EBB should now be free to move. We do not have the original specification of the bicycle and could not confirm this without seeing it.
If left too long without service, the wedge can become corroded in place, and may be difficult to dislodge without damage. Now’s the time to strip it,clean,regrease and reassemble the Eccentric BB,so you know it’s done correctly for next time. I need a replacement screw as I’ve round mine off! My first tandem from Orbit was not,hence the work around required a half link in the connecting chain. If you don’t have a Cannondale dealer locally, can cajnondale not just get a multi pack of circlips, and try till you find on that fits?
So I loosened the key a bit more had another go, really pushed cannobdale.
Cannondale Tandem Eccentric Bottom Bracket Body Kp317-
Before I break something I thought I’d better check my understanding of the setup; to me it looks like the eccentric brakcet basically a cylinder with a diagonal slice off one side.
The allen key goes into the complete end of the cylinder and as it’s tightened draws the wedge across creating a friction fit in the bottom bracket. Great product, easy to fit and slotted into my Charge Mixer 11 perfectly.
All of these should sell circlip tools as well. Recent Reviews and Articles Review: Use on a Cannondale T2 Tandem All times are UTC Top. Couldn’t budge the bottom bracket pics below.
Help – Cannondale Double Wedge Eccentric Bottom Bracket – Lost Circlip
At least I’ve got a working bike again. I split it to the same length as the old chain but now I can pull it far enough to get the quick links to go together. About the Australian Cycling Forums The largest cycling discussion forum in Australia for all things bike; from new riders to seasoned bike nuts, the Australian Cycling Forums are a welcoming community where you blttom ask questions and talk about the type of bikes and cycling topics you like.
This is a good system, easy to adjust if properly maintained and lubricated. One more turn and you’ll feel it go slack again,the wedges are now released and the EBB is loosened in the frame. Any good hardware store. I undid the wedge bolt, actually popped the circlip Tried to to turn it and it wouldn’t budge.