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Replacing a french BB
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It's probably been asked before but is there a replacement bottom bracket to update this spindle to one with a JIS taper? The bike appears to be of French manufacture... Peugot? I'm thinking of the Shimano UN-55 / UN-26 BB but need one that will fit the French treads. The goal is to replace the crankset.
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Mike; are you sure that it has French threads? Many French bikes had English threads (now the standard).

Here is a BB for French threads:
http://www.amazon.com/Velo-Orange-Grand-Cru-Cartridge/dp/B004JKCO8S/
Nigel
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nfmisso, thanks for taking interest. French bikes with English treads? I never would have guessed. Well, I'll just have to pull off those crank arms and take a closer look. If they're English, I'm set with a BB and crankset waiting. Thanks for the link to a BB for French threads.
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