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French Threaded Bottom Bracket



Keep your old French bike on the road!

  • Sealed, cartridge bearings for simplicity and longevity
  • Classic square taper design
  • JIS taper - works with most cranks
  • Hollow, boron steel axle
  • Aluminum cups
  • 258g (110mm length)
  • Spindles are available in a variety of lengths to fit most cranksets
  • Includes crank bolts

Generally it is the crank model that determines spindle length, so check what spindle length the crank manufacturer recommends or measure your old BB. If between sizes, it's usually wise to choose the longer.

Use the Dajia Cycleworks Bottom Bracket Tool or Park Tool BBT-22 for installation.

Customer Reviews

Based on 16 reviews
Mike Ragan
Worked perfectly

I put this on my 1972 Gitane Interclub that I converted to a single speed, and it fit like a glove and works great.

Kimberly Poole
French bb cassettes

I have used two of these with absolutely no problems, except that I found out that in 1968 Peugeot's workers were really in a hurry - bb shell was not faced. :-)

Thank you for keeping French threaded parts available!

Doesn’t fit.

Should have checked and paid attention to other reviews before I purchased. Thought I had a great solution but if I had read the reviews I would have known that the tapped threading on the Grand Jubilee was not deep enough to work with the velo orange 68mm. Also the original bb has offset shaft with a longer shaft on the sprocket side; that may not have been a deal killer. Not able to use and not able to return.

H 18 May 2021

frederick parr
Nice Bottom Bracket

Just what I needed Thanks

Have not used it yet

Looks very good . Have not installed it yet .

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