The day has finally come. I have hit 1000 miles on my Hambini Classic BB86 Bottom Bracket, well. 995.1 miles to be exact, but I simply could not be bothered to get back on the trainer and crank out 5 more miles.
The Hambini bottom bracket has done well so far. I have had no issues with it and my bike seems to be happy housing it. Here is a video of the “all telling spin test” after 995.1 miles. I also address some of the following comments made on the first video.
- General Questions/Comments
- Missed sarcasm opportunity
- The great debate: Clamping carbon fiber top tubes.
- I was not unhappy about the results in the first video.
- Spin test may determine drag?
- The spin had noticeably less drag than the original Shimano bottom bracket.
- How many miles were on my old bottom bracket?
- Bottom Bracket Questions/Comments
- I bought the classic Hambini bottom bracket which does not include the low friction bearing
- New bearings, new grease, more friction.
- Bottom Bracket Shell Questions/Comments
- Oval bottom bracket, non concentric. I didn’t measure it and flap wheel.
- I didn’t put adhesive, fiber grip
- Final Thoughts
- Hindsight: tested the crank before with the BB out.
- Reference back to initial thoughts of the Light Carbon LGC-010
- 2000 miles on the light carbon bike, review or not? Mostly trainer rides and road.