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What sort of bottom bracket does a Trek 1.5 2011 take?

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Asked by: Amy Hernandez

68x110mm square taper bottom bracket.

What bottom bracket does trek use?

Trek Mountain Bike Bottom Brackets



Trek mountain bikes use the BB92 standard, which is called BB86 on their aluminum road bikes. In the past, Trek has used the BB95 variation to this standard on mountain bikes, but modern day Trek MTBs all have a BB92 frame shell.

How do I know which bottom bracket I need?

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.

What size bottom bracket do I need for my mountain bike?

Most road bikes that use a threaded bottom bracket measure 68mm wide and most cross country/trail mountain bikes measure 73mm.

Are all MTB bottom brackets the same size?

There are 4 widths available with BSA bottom brackets; 68mm, 73mm, 83mm or 100mm. This bottom bracket clearly shows you on the outside what bearings have been fitted to the bike. For road bikes, a BSA bottom bracket is always 68 mm wide. Other sizes, and particularly the 73 mm width, is commonplace with mountain bikes.

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).

Who uses T47 bottom bracket?

Trek is using T47 threaded bottom brackets on the new aluminum Crockett, but it’s slightly altered from the T47 frames and cups that are currently on the market. As a result, Trek has partnered with Praxis Cycles to use 85.5mm-wide shells, which provide an extra 0.5mm of flange thickness.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What is the standard bottom bracket size?

The common threaded bottom bracket uses cups or adapters with the thread specification of 1.37″ x 24 threads per inch (approximately 34.8mm diameter). The most commonly used term for this standard is “English” threading, sometimes abbreviated as ENG.

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 is the difference between BB92 and BB86?

BB86 vs BB92? No difference. They are one and the same bottom bracket. Well, BB86 refers to road bikes with their 68mm BB shell; BB92 refers to mountain bikes with their 73mm BB shells.

What is a hollowtech bottom bracket?

HOLLOWTECH technology is an ultra-lightweight hollow crankarm created by SHIMANO with the company’s own proprietary forging technology that also maintains rigidity.

What cranks work with BB92?

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What bottom bracket does a trek Marlin 5 have?

Marlin 5

*Shifter Size: XS , S , M , ML , L , XL , XXL Shimano Altus M315, 3 speed
Bottom bracket VP BC73, 73mm, threaded cartridge
Cassette Shimano HG200, 12-32, 7 speed
Chain KMC Z7, 7 speed
Pedal VP-536 nylon platform

How long should bottom bracket last?

As for a bottom bracket, on the low end, maybe 5000 miles. The basic Shimano one most people use (UN51/55/similar) can reasonably expect 10k+ miles. But sometimes you get unlucky and get a bottom bracket that lasts maybe 500 miles.

What is BB86?

Well, BB86 refers to road bikes with their 68mm BB shell; BB92 refers to mountain bikes with their 73mm BB shells. BB90 is Trek’s proprietary standard and is the odd one out here. Like BB30, the bearings sit directly in the bottom bracket shell. Neither BB90 nor BB30 is as widely used as the others.

How do I find my trek serial number?

You can find the bike serial number on the underside of the bicycle frame, near the bottom bracket. Look for a sticker containing a barcode. This sticker will also contain a string of letters and numbers, many beginning with WTU.

How do I tell what year my Trek bike is?

Quote from video: For my cell numbers of five normally that's going to be the last digit of the year. So 1976 would be a 6 1979 be a 9 1980. Would be a 0. But since the first digit of this serial number was M.

What do Trek numbers mean?

Trek used to have numbered series of bicycles. The first digit indicated which series. 1X00, 2X00, and 5X00 were road bikes. 3X00, 4X00, 6X00, and 8X00 were mountain bikes. 7X00 were hybrids.