Re: [CR] SR bottom bracket axle question

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Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 12:15:09 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
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Subject: Re: [CR] SR bottom bracket axle question

Jim Ready wrote:
> I have a couple of Super Record alloy with steel races bottom bracket
> cup sets with no axles. I know these take smaller ball bearings, 3/16s I
> believe. Can I substitute a Campy steel axle (e.g., 68-SS-120 etc) and
> have it work ok?
> I know I can just put one together and measure it but if someone already
> knows what will (or won't) work that would save me some time.

According to Sutherland's, the Super Record road bottom bracket (for use with the titanium axle) uses 14 3/16" balls in each race.


-John Thompson (
Appleton WI USA