Campag BB with a Sram Rival chainset

by JC   October 4, 2012  

Quick question (with hopefully a straight forward answer)
I have just bought a Wilier frameset with an Italian BB - it has got a Campag Athena BB already fitted.
Can I build this up with a Sram Rival chainset?
Will it fit?
Will it perform OK?
That is all.
Thanks

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Hi,
Your Campag BB will probably be superfluous (it's not compatible with the SRAM chainset in any case).
The SRAM Rival chainset should come with its own BB (GXP). It should fit your frame no problem. Same tool required to fit it as the Campag one I believe (a large flat spanner with internally splined teeth).
I've got a SRAM Rival compact chainset on the commuter and it's absolutely fine. Some play in the bearings but otherwise all good!

posted by ficklewhippet [41 posts]
7th October 2012 - 9:29

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even if your rival chainset comes with a bb, it'll be english thread and not italian.

you'll need to buy another with an italian thread.

posted by mathewshotbolt [100 posts]
12th October 2012 - 21:13

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mathewshotbolt wrote:
even if your rival chainset comes with a bb, it'll be english thread and not italian.

you'll need to buy another with an italian thread.


Yea spot on Italian size diameter is i think73mm english68mm and campag is not conpatable

big mick

posted by big mick [177 posts]
18th October 2012 - 12:45

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All sorted - bought a BB Italian GXP Sram
Fits and works like a dream Wink

... ... need more speed!

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posted by JC [127 posts]
18th October 2012 - 17:16

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