In the interests of engineering and working out whether the mainstream brands were using the same factories as the OE brands. A few bike frames were chopped up and analyzed. Unsurprisingly the OE brand wasn’t that much different tot the premium brand.
PF30A Cannondale Bottom Bracket designed and built by an individual who had a slightly oval bottom bracket aperture. This design also necks the center section to allow for more clearance for cables.
Thanks to Grant from GC Performance YouTube channel for sending in his AbsoluteBLACK Hollowcage OSPW. This has now come in for review. You can find out some other attributes of the AbsoluteBLACK Hollowcage OSPW in the pre-review located here
Documents leaked by Durianrider indicate that Specialized is about to launch an extensive product recall on their S-Works Tarmac SL7 series of bikes owing to a potential failure of the steerer fork.
A high end bike shop in London decided it would be a good idea to fix a customer’s Parlee Z5 bike frame by using Epoxy to glue some Campagnolo bottom bracket cups in to the bike frame. What followed was a customer who was repeatedly going through bottom bracket cups – often in the space…
AbsoluteBLACK (real name LUCID IP SLU registered in Andorra) were destroyed on social media after their claims about ceramic bearings, power savings and watts were questioned. They systematically curated both their own social media accounts and comments on other accounts. They removed large numbers of comments that questioned their aerodynamic and power claims
Fresh from YouTube is another Hambini Bottom bracket install. This time in a Yoeleo R12. This is a revision of the R11 bike Frame that The Unabiker had issues with and it highlights the problems of frame tolerances. The bottom bracket is made to much tighter tolerances than the frames they are pushed into.
Farsports are a chinese company that has been in the wheelset business for a number of years. Their products have been widely used amongst budget conscious riders wishing to get the best bang for their buck by buying directly from the far east.
StylishRiding, a viewer of the Hambini Channel videoed their installation of a Hambini BB30A to Shimano bottom bracket and uploaded it. You can view it below
The axes and planes that would affect the handling and braking of the bike are well above average. Machining quality of the parts was excellent. You can see the video of the review below You can get the bike frame from the Trifox Website
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