FSA chainset onto XT bb?
FSA have at least 2 different standards, so it’s not as simple as you’d hope. And it’s possible there’s tolerance things too Like, I took my FSA crankset and fitted it to a Shimano BB (and a Hope one I think), no bother. But DezB had an FSA crankset that wouldn’t go with Shimano, yet took the BB that came with my FSA crankset and it worked.
You know what’s good, and simple? Shimano chainsets 😉Posted 4 years agothisisnotaspoonMember
In general no they don’t fit, but in reality some are tight, some don’t fit at all, some slack and some acceptable. There’s different standards for alloy or steel axles and carbon or aluminium cranks IIRC, to that’s 4 standards within one brand! And without counting the other not-24mm axles they do!
Pay your money and make your choice. IME FSA BB’s are alright so I’ve not swapped to anything else. But mines on a road bike and was on a £200+ chainset so was probably an expensive BB getting an easy life.Posted 4 years ago
Mine’s and Afterburner 386 MegaExo. Bought as an impulse purchase off CRC for $100. Looks lovely but might just cut me losses and see if I can sell it on and get a new set of rings with the proceeds. No great desire or need to go 2×10. On the other hand I’m slowly collecting enough spare parts for another bodgey bike build so might build a flat bar, slick tyred road bike just for the heck of it. (Open to offers though if anyone needs a chainset but bear in mind shipping costs back to UK!)Posted 4 years ago
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