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I'm putting together a Deity Cryptkeeper and confused about which bottom bracket to buy...

The specs say: spanish 73mm Bottom Bracket

Does this mean 73mm wide and 37mm diameter bearing?

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I'd heard of English and French threaded BB shells. My first thought was that it is a mistake, but there is such a thing as 'Spanish' BBs. They are press fit direct into the frame and seem to be specific to BMX and dirt jump MTBs.

https://www.danscomp.com/tech-help/types-of-bottom-brackets/

http://www.moovebikeco.com/mtb/difference-between-euro-mid-and-spanish-bottom-brackets

There seems to be two crank spindle diameters. It would be a good idea to buy cranks and bottom bracket at the same time to make sure they are compatible.

  • Sort of only half answers the question though. Could you link to a specific bottom bracket that would fit my frame? I'm worried I might buy the wrong one – Kolob Canyon May 24 '18 at 21:34
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    @KolobCanyon Specific product recommendations and buying advice are off topic here (see What can I ask about here). I think if you just google "dirt jump spanish bottom bracket" you'll find plenty of options. – Argenti Apparatus May 24 '18 at 21:38

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