I pulled out my copies of The Data Book , Rebour by Rob Van der Plas , as well as the small collection of Le Cycle and Le Cyclist magazine in my library to review spindle and crankset design through the decades. I also checked Bicycle Design to see if it contained any chapters on crankset and bottom bracket design, which it did not. As it turned out, the best resource for my research was VeloBase. After learning from the Rebour book and The Data Book that Gnutti had introduced a splined spindle and crankarm by at least or , I searched VeloBase and found several examples of this design.
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Stories from real people who are blending the outdoors with the everyday, the latest information about gear we love, advice to get you into a new activity or take your passion to the next level, and trip reports to help you plan your next adventure. Learn More. If every bump in the trail means a creak from the center of your bike as of late, retire your old bottom bracket and replace it with the Shimano XT BB-MT Bottom Bracket. Shimano puts the best of its workhorse craftsmanship into this bottom bracket, using durable seals and small ball bearings that will keep your cranks spinning from flowy climbs to rugged descents with ease. I replaced my dad's enduro bottom bracket with this one and it works great.