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VP-BC73 68 x 118 Square Taper Cartridge Bottom Bracket


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  • VP-BC73 68 x 118 Square Taper Cartridge Bottom Bracket

    The VP-BC73 68 x 118 Square Taper Cartridge Bottom Bracket is a replacement bottom bracket for bikes with a 68mm bottom bracket shell and a 118mm wide bottom bracket.

    VP-BC73 68 x 118 Square Taper Cartridge Bottom Bracket Extra Info

    • Weighs approx 280g
    • Sealed Cartridge
    • Anodized aluminium barrel
    • Phosphate-coated cold-forged steel cups
  • Material: Aluminium
    Type: Bottom Brackets
    Weight: 280g
  • Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 30 reviewers.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Bottom crank Fitted this cartridge to replace the one that came with my carrera racer easy to fit and put copper grease on the threads and square cranks so they will be easier to remove next time.runs alot smoother now and under a tenner very happy. 23 August 2016
    Rated 5 out of 5 by bike repair Easy to order and collect. good fitting instructions plus a good u tube explanation. 01 July 2016
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Great product I am upgrading a 12 yr old Apollo MTB as my daily commuter and noticed a bit of play in the BB. Decided to change it out for an easier BB to service and maintain than the one that came fitted. The old one was a mare to remove but this screwed straight in cranks fitted with no problem. It's heavy but for an every day bike that I am not worried about weight on its perfect. When I need a new one again in the future il be buying it again. I opted for collect in store option which is great, service is perfect and I got a call after about an hour to let me know the order was waiting for me. 11 March 2016
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Bracket Got it to put in a mk3 chopper it works better than the old bearing as I expect for the make and price was not happy with halfords as this order I made online but that bracket was broken so I got this one they made me pay full price I store as originally I ordered online to save a bit of coin so not happy 10 March 2016
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect fit Fed-up with a squeak from my Subway I dismantled the gear and crank assembly. Turning the crank by hand showed rough bearings. This assembly is a quick way to overhaul the bottom bracket - you could replace just the bearings (2 x 6002RS) but with an assembly this good so cheap its better to go for the assembly. 20 September 2015
    Rated 5 out of 5 by taper cartridge bottom bracket. Excellent piece of kit ,well made and a doodle to fit.highly recommended. 24 July 2015
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent value Quality bearing. Impressed with the engineers level. I am confident it will give me good service. Simple to fit 09 July 2015
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product Great little product which was easy to fit and it was great value too at just under £10. I'd highly recommend this bottom bracket. It's well worth the money! 10 June 2015
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VP-BC73 68 x 118 Square Taper Cartridge Bottom Bracket

£9.99 The VP-BC73 68 x 118 Square Taper Cartridge Bottom Bracket is a sealed unit with an aluminium barrel