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Chorus/FSA BB question(3 posts)

Chorus/FSA BB questionpower1369
Nov 1, 2003 7:33 AM
I presently have a FSA Platinum Pro bottom bracket and a FSA Carbon Pro Team Issue crankset on my Campy Chorus equipped bike. My question is that I want to be able to install a regular Chorus crankset on the bike for bad weather/winter riding to save wear and tear on the Carbon crank. Will a 10sp Chorus crank work with the above mentionned FSA Platinum Pro BB?

re: Chorus/FSA BB questionJuanmoretime
Nov 1, 2003 11:38 AM
No, I'm running the same bottom Bracket and cranks, the bottom bracket is ISIS, the Campy Chorus uses a square tapered bottom bracket. You will need a Campy Chorus or Record 102mm bottom bracket to use the Chorus cranks.
Nov 1, 2003 12:03 PM
Apparently you're not familiar with the various BB spindles on the market.

The FSA crank is made in a shimano octalink (8 spline) or ISIS (10 spline) version. The crank should say ISIS near the BB spindle bolt, if it's a Campy 10 speed version of the crank.

Campy use a traditional (ISO standard) square taper BB with a 102mm spindle length. You need a Chorus BB to go with the crank.

Personally, I don't see the point of swapping cranks and leaving all the other good parts on the bike.

If you want a bike for bad weather, better to use an old one with cheap shimano parts.