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What bottom bracket do I need for a decathlon rockrider 5.0

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Asked by: Keisha Smith

How do I know the size of my bottom bracket?

To find out the size of bottom bracket needed, measure the inside of the bottom bracket shell in your frame, it will be 73mm, 70mm or 68mm. Some older frames may have Italian threaded bottom brackets, instead of the more modern English.

Is rockrider a good bike brand?

While the Rockrider isn’t fancy by any means, on dirt trails it offers great traction, quality braking, and responsive shifting which other budget brands simply can’t compete with. As a result, the Rockrider is really the only budget bike that we would recommend for use on basic dirt trails.
Oct 19, 2021

What is a mountain bike bottom bracket?

What is a bottom bracket? Your bottom bracket connects your cranks to your bike in such a way that they can rotate freely as you pedal and put power into the drivetrain. It is located in the bottom bracket shell which is where your frame’s down tube, seat tube and chain stays all come together.
Jan 24, 2018

How many gears does a rockrider 520 have?

24 speeds

Upright position, with a stem that can be raised 3 cm, and an ergonomic saddle: comfort to boost performance. 27.5” wheels, dual disc brakes & 24 speeds: it’s got it all!

Will any bottom bracket fit?

To a certain extent which bottom bracket you end up buying is up to what kind of frame you have. Certain frame materials and drivetrain options only support one type of Bottom Bracket. There are two main types of bicycle bottom brackets in today’s market, namely, threaded and press-fit BB’s.
May 13, 2020

Do all cranks fit all bottom brackets?

In general terms, most cranksets can be fitted to a variety of bottom bracket shells, though much of this compatibility depends upon the availability of suitable hardware (see next section). Any incompatibilities that do arise are often related to the length and/or diameter of the crank axle.
Sep 18, 2018

Are Decathlon bikes OK?

Are Decathlon Bikes Good? Decathlon bikes have their place within the cycling world as a good entry level bicycle which for anyone who is looking for a reliable and durable well-priced commuter or first bike, it’s a good option.
Nov 5, 2021

Is btwin owned by Decathlon?

B’TWIN is a trademarked brand of bicycles as well as bicycle parts and accessories marketed by Decathlon.

Where is rockrider made?

Passionate about mountain biking, we have entirely designed and developed this ST 50 mountain bike in France at BTWIN VILLAGE (Lille) and produced in India.

Is BB92 the same as PF92?

The frame’s bottom bracket shell inner diameter is 37mm. A bearing with an OD of 37mm is pressed directly into the frame. Trek is moving away from the BB90/95 system to what they call PF92, which is the same as a BB92 (41mm ID shell and 92mm width).
May 29, 2019

What is the difference between BB30 and BSA?

BSA is English standard and have screw thread inside the hole ,usually use in shimano,while BB30 is Italian standard and don’t have screw thread, usually use in CP.
Aug 28, 2015

What is BB30 crankset?

The BB30 bottom bracket shell is typically 68mm (road) or 73mm (mtb) wide with an inside diameter of 42mm. Originally the BB30 system was designed to use 30mm diameter crank spindles. However, frame’s with BB30 shells can be used many other sized crank spindles.

Does changing bottom bracket make a difference?

(Click here to read BikeRadar’s complete guide to bottom brackets.) According to Friction Facts’ latest report: “No statistically significant difference exists showing a general advantage or disadvantage of a standard type under similar loading conditions.
Dec 9, 2013

Do I need a new bottom bracket?

To check if your BB needs replacing, drop the chain off of the smallest chainring and spin the cranks. If there’s a side-to-side wobble, or feeling of grittiness, it’s time for a new one.

What bottom bracket spindle do I need?


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How do I know if a cranks will fit my bike?

Cranks come in a range of sizes, most commonly from 165mm to 190mm, and ideal crank length is often determined by three factors: your height, your cycling discipline and your personal preferences. If you change your crank length, it will change how it feels to pedal your bike, and it may change your fit on your bike.
May 9, 2018

How do I know if my bottom bracket is Italian or English?

The key difference is in how the two thread into the bottom bracket shell. Like pedals, one side of a BSA standard bottom bracket shell is reverse (left) threaded, while both sides of an Italian standard bottom bracket shell are regularly (right) threaded.
Jul 20, 2017

How do I know what size crankset to buy?

How to measure crank length? Crank length is measured from the centre of the bottom bracket axle to the centre of the pedal axle. If you’re not sure what length the cranks on your bike are, the quickest way of finding out is typically to just look at the backside of your cranks, just below the pedal axle.
Feb 26, 2021

What size is a mid bottom bracket?

Bottom brackets for BMX bikes come in 19mm, 19mm mid, 22mm, 22mm mid, and 24mm. Basically, this size refers to the size of the spindle that will pass through the bearing and allows the cranks to spin. This size of your bearing will be depending on the brand of your cranks as some brands will make a specific size only.

What is a 19mm bottom bracket?

Referring to the picture beside us, the 19mm is just the size of the opening. A 19mm bottom bracket will only work with 19mm cranks.
Nov 14, 2019

Does BB30 press fit?

BB30 & PF30



Strictly speaking both are “press-fit” systems because neither one uses a traditional threaded bottom bracket shell, and they both were originally designed for cranksets with 30mm diameter spindles.
May 29, 2019