SRAM Eagle X-Sync 2 3mm Boost Chainring Black 32 Tooth, Direct Mount Aluminum. Most modern bike drivetrains use external cartridge bottom brackets. The bearings are housed outside of the bottom bracket shell, resulting in greater stiffness by making the bearing placement wider and allowing the use of larger spindle diameters. Chainrings are the front sprockets that attach to the drive-side crank, which propels the chain as the bicycle is pedaled. Chainrings are measured in two ways—the teeth size and the bolt circle diameter (BCD). The more teeth the chainring has, the larger the gearing—meaning more force is required to pedal but the bicycle will go farther with each crank revolution.
The BCD is a reference to the measurement of the chainrings’ attachment points to the cranks. A 53-tooth chainring with a BCD of 130 millimeters will be the same gear sizing as a 53-tooth chainring with a BCD of 135 millimeters, but they will not fit the same cranksets.
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The crank and bottom bracket are central to the drivetrain’s operation. The drivetrain is the direct link between the rider’s pedaling legs and the mechanical power that drives the rear wheel. Any drag or damage to this system will result in an immediate loss of power-transferring efficiency, meaning you’ll work harder to go slower. Like many of the features found on the modern bicycle, the first chain-powered drivetrains were popularized on the “safety bicycle” design of the early 1880s.
Previous designs of the bicycle (such as the penny-farthing) incorporated the cranks into the front wheel’s axle assembly. By using a chain linkage to attach the power source (the rider) and the means of propulsion (the rear wheel) independent of the wheel’s position made it possible to put the rider’s weight equidistant from each wheel, creating a much more stable, enjoyable ride.
Shimano and SRAM spindles are attached directly to the drive-side crank, which slides through the bottom bracket. The nondrive-side crank is attached to the spindle with either a pinch bolt or a traditional crank bolt.
Campagnolo uses a similar external bottom bracket, but each crank is attached to half of the spindle, which is joined in the middle by means of a Hirth joint and bolt, commonly used in industrial applications. Shimano, SRAM, and Campagnolo external bottom brackets are not compatible with each other.
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A traditional-size crankset accepts chainring sizes of 38 teeth or larger (inner) and 52 teeth or larger (outer). A new standard, called compact cranksets, will allow the use of smaller chainrings (typically a minimum of 34 teeth and 50 teeth combination) that makes climbing easier without resorting to a triple crankset. A triple crankset, just as it sounds, has three chainrings instead of the standard two. This allows the use of very small chainrings popular with touring riders and those who like very small gearing for climbing.
A new standard is rapidly becoming popular that does away with the threaded bottom bracket shell altogether. Cannondale first introduced BB30, which refers to the oversized 30-millimeter spindle used in the system. Cartridge bearings are installed directly into the frame in much the same way as integrated headsets. Trek uses a similar integrated bottom bracket design, called BB90, but it will accept the standard 24-millimeter spindle that Shimano and SRAM use.