BB30 is a free international standard that both frame and component companies can utilize to offer consumers more choice and better performance. The following manufacturers currently use this standard to improve performance.
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Look out for the “BB30” logo on all compatible cranks & bikes.
Cranks are currently available from Cannondale FSA, SRAM & Specialized. Please visit the LINKS page for a complete list of participating manufacturers.
Yes - BB30 and Cannondale SI BB are the same
Yes, as long as a spindle and crankset are designed to accommodate the BB30 shell.
The BB30 standard is the new name for the Cannondale SI BB, which Cannondale launched at the Tour De France in 2000.
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No - it is free and open to anyone to use.
A bigger BB30 spindle can be made stiffer, stronger and lighter than the current 25mm that the universal 1.370x24tpi bottom bracket allows.
BB30 allows bottom bracket spindles up to 30mm diameter to be used.
BB30 is a free bottom bracket bearing interface standard open to anyone to use.
BB is the bicycle industry slang for bottom bracket - this is the part of the bicycle frame that the crank arms, spindle and bearings run through.