Merida 95 carbon

davetheaviator
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Merida 95 carbon

Postby davetheaviator » Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:51 pm

Hi all I'm new here so please be gentle...
I have a Merida 95 carbon with all ultegra except cranks it has FSA 170 cranks I was thinking about upgrading cranks . It is confusing if you are not up with all this and I must confess I'm not. Which ultegra crank should I install please help. I'm 170cm tall with 170 mm cranks at the minute..
Thank you all for your help in advance.
Cheers Dave

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Re: Merida 95 carbon

Postby eeksll » Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:00 pm

you need to know what sort of bottom bracket you currently have, but probably more important what type of BB your frame will take.

I would expect you would need a different Bottom bracket for the ultegra chainset.

Also why the swap? just to keep everything the same?

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Re: Merida 95 carbon

Postby Duck! » Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:25 pm

Picking the crank is the easy bit.... Just match the arm length, unless there's a physiological need to change, and pick the chainring combo. The frame will determine which of the multitude of bottom bracket formats or adaptors is required.
I had a thought, but it got run over as it crossed my mind.

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