As I recall - a double Superbe takes a 108mm axle - and unsure of the symetry or lack of. Phil has a BB that will work. I haven't searched ebay for them for a long time - you used to see them but they were not cheap if in good condition and not plentiful.
Atlanta, Ga USA
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> But what about taper? I thought that was the reason Grant and Riv.
> recommended a specific Phil BB for the Superbe.
> Mitch Harris
> Little Rock Canyon, UT
> On 10/7/07, DTSHIFTER@aol.com <DTSHIFTER@aol.com> wrote:
> > Jerry,
> > I just dug out my "spec" sheet, which I made many years
> ago, with several
> > comparisons of various manufacturer's BB spindles. A
> Superbe Pro BB spindle is,
> > almost, an exact Campagnolo NR/SR clone.
> > Sectional dimensions for the Superbe Pro: Start: 12.70mm;
> Mid: 13.15mm;
> > End: 13.55mm
> > The Campagnolo NR/SR: S: 12.75mm; M: 13.10mm; E: 13.50mm
> > For comparison(s): Campagnolo C-Record: S: 12.85mm; M:
> 13.25mm; E: 13.60mm
> > Shimano UN-91 (Dura-Ace/sealed): S: 12.80mm; M: 13.30mm; E: 13.80mm
> > And, a Phil Wood, which I returned to them to have new bearings
> > installed and requested a spindle to use with a NR/SR
> crank: S: 12.80mm; M: 13.50mm; E:
> > 13.90mm
> > There is also 'offset' to consider: The NR/SR & Suntour
> Spindles are
> > 31mm/26mm; The Phil is 29mm/24mm
> > And for the "record" (not Campagnolo!); I generally play
> around with bottom
> > brackets until I find one which gives me the chainline I
> want. I think square
> > taper BB spindles had many advantages - too bad they are
> almost extinct.
> > Cheers,
> > Chuck Brooks
> > Malta, NY (USA)
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