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What length bottom bracket BB spindle do we recommend for your new Surly? We don't. Spindle length is determined mainly by what the manufacturer of your crank recommends.
Have you converted your bike to 1X in the past 5 years? Find out how to optimize your setup and save money. Chainline is the distance between the centerline of your frame and the average centerline of your chainring s.
Boost spacing is here and quickly propagating across many bikes. Wolf Tooth wanted to level set everyone on what Boost means to chainline and chainring selection for 1x drivetrains. For those not familiar with what "Boost" is, it really just refers to a widening of the axles on mountain bikes.
This is the lead article about chainline. Read it in connection with one of these other articles:. The word "chainline" refers to how straight the chain runs between the front and rear sprockets.
They are very easy to remove and replace, which meant it was also very easy to alter the chain line on my Ridgeback touring bike. It was simply a matter of fitting some spacers in different positions to those indicated in Shimano's instructions. Hollowtech II BBs have become very popular despite a traditional preference for the square taper type.