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105 BB-5500 V1 Octalink Bottom Bracket

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Bottom Bracket for Octalink V1 spline cranksets. Compatible with V1 Shimano Dura Ace®, XTR®, Ultegra® and 105® 22mm 8-splined hollow systems. Not compatible with V2 or ISIS splined systems. Available in English (68mm shell) or Italian (70mm shell). Double (109.5mm) or Triple (118mm) spindle lengths.

Features:

  • Large diameter pipe billet spindle
  • Sealed Cartridge bearings
  • Splined spindle ends for increased joint strength
  • 250g (109mm spindle)
 

Bottom Bracket STD: English (BSA) 

English Thread 68x109mm

Weight: 250 grams

English Thread 68x118mm

Weight: 265 grams

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Old reliable
by Anonymous

Getting hard to find, but a sturdy part if you need it.

Reviewed 4/30/2017
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Perfect
by Art
Sweet Home, Or.
0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I ride an older litespeed with the old style tapered bb. This one is a perfect replacement without any hassles!

Reviewed 9/1/2017
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Easier replacement for BB-7700
by Sandbag23
Casual Cyclist
California, MD
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Not only are new BB-7700 hard to find, they require more upkeep than a casual rider may want to endure. BB-5500 is a nice replacement for bikes still using Octalink V1 cranks, and the weight and drag are negligible for anyone not racing. Get over your disdain for 105, Tubby.

Reviewed 9/9/2013
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Solid performance at a reasonable price
by Anonymous
Competitive Racer
Pennsylvania
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

I use 105 bottom brackets for my cyclocross bikes. They are reasonably priced and give good performance at a reasonable weight. Bottom brackets seldom last 2 years for a cyclocross bike. For this cost I an swap them out before they fail and still get solid performance.

Reviewed 1/14/2013
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New BB for older Crank
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Bellingham, WA
2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

Needed this for a older Ultegra Crankset I switched to a Soma Double Cross. Working great so far. Only have a couple hundred miles on it but running smooth.

Reviewed 6/28/2012
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