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Profile’s Tech Tuesday: Profile BB Tube Spacer Installation.

For this Tech Tuesday, we’ll be covering Profile tube spacer Installation for: Profile American Bottom Brackets (:25) Profile Outboard and Inboard Threaded Bottom Brackets (2:16) Profile PF30, BB86 and BB92 Bottom Brackets (4:05) Profile Mid and Spanish Bottom Brackets (4:32)

August 26, 2022

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Tech Tip #47: Profile ZCoaster Rebuild Tutorial

We’ve been getting quite a few inquiries on how to rebuild a Profile Zcoaster.Gus Lanzilotta has built quite a few here at the factory so we had him walk you through it.We hope this helps? For an explosion of the hub’s internals, click here:

January 21, 2019

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Profile Tech Tip #11: What drives you?

The differences between the Profile Mini and Elite Driver Mechanisms. In 1996, Profile engineered the first bmx specific cassette hub. This concept was to both allow for easier cog replacement (and later, complete driver: 9, 10, and 11t) as well as complete driver rebuilds. It is much easier to replace […]

March 17, 2017

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Profile’s Tech Tip #9: Crank Installation.

Crank Installation. Everyone has to do it at some point. We could have made a bullet pointed list of how to’s, but thought it’d be best to have our tech wizard, Gus Lanzillotta, step in and show you in person. Check out these two video versions below, and make sure […]

March 3, 2017

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Profile’s Tech Tip #7: How many teeth do you need?

How many teeth do you need? On a sprocket that is. In 2003, Profile engineered a cassette driver that allowed you to drop from our lowest cog (12 tooth) down to a one-piece, 9 tooth. In doing so, the standard 36-13, sprocket/cog gear ratio dropped quickly to a 25/9. And […]

February 17, 2017

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