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    Ultra Torque and BB30

    I am planning to put a UT crankset in a caad 10 frame. I have heard that it isn't a good mix and that it will creak and the cups will walk out of the frame. Even with loctite.

    Should I abandon the idea and use a cannondale crank or is there some secret to the installation that will prevent such problems?

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    wrong. I have a SS BB30 with UT cups for 2 years and no problems at all. 200# and 180mm cranks as well.
    We just don’t realize the most significant moments of our lives when they’re happening
    Back then I thought “well there'll be other days”
    I didn’t realize that was the only day
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9yrupye7B0

    There's sometimes a buggy.
    How many drivers does a buggy have?
    One.
    So let's just say I'm drivin' this buggy...
    and if you fix your attitude you can ride along with me.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GekiIMh4ZkM

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    Thank you bikerjulio. I want to stick with the UT crankset and this gives me confidence.

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    to expand on my rather terse post:

    the problems i've been reading about have been to do with PF30 and Campy's cups. not sure why this is so, but perhaps PF30 is a looser standard than BB30, and it's designed for a resilient insert, which is not what the Campy cups are.

    my SS is a 2010 and I went through the same internal debate - UT vs. BB30. Since I already had the UT crankset I decided to go that way first. The cups were carefully pressed in dry with a homemade setup.

    So, over more than 2 years and much riding, including 3 cycling trips to hilly eastern Cuba, later and the cups have been solid. No issues at all.
    We just don’t realize the most significant moments of our lives when they’re happening
    Back then I thought “well there'll be other days”
    I didn’t realize that was the only day
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9yrupye7B0

    There's sometimes a buggy.
    How many drivers does a buggy have?
    One.
    So let's just say I'm drivin' this buggy...
    and if you fix your attitude you can ride along with me.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GekiIMh4ZkM

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