Difference Between GXP vs BB30

gxp   vs   bb30

Bikers give personality to their gear by designs and stickers. However, serious bikers go deep by knowing the different parts of their bike and learn to improve the design of these components. So for bikers, GXP and BB30 have the same importance in producing personality for your bikes.

Both are bearing set, connected to the bike’s frame that doesn’t have any external bottom bracket. But they are mostly used in the bottom bracket component. They are compatible in their own respective crankset, frames, or bottom bracket. The technology made sure that of a lesser weight and a stiffened frame. However, they are not interchangeable. So make sure that you know the type of bearing set your bike needs.

Giga X Pipe, popularly known as GXP, is compatible with certain numbers of bikes. These are the S series (300, 500, 988), SRAM models (BB and Apex), Red BB and Trutativ.

The international standard for bearing set is your BB30 (Bottom Bracket 30). As the term implies, it is focused on the bottom bracket, and the diameter of it as well as the spindle (30mm diameter). This set is compatible with the S series (300, 500, and 900 crankset), the SRAM Force, and the Red crankset.

Following are key Difference Between GXP vs BB30

  GXP BB30
Technology Developed technology in bike, it comprise the bottom bracket, crankset, and bike frame Developed technology in bike, it comprise the bottom bracket, crankset, and bike frame
Compatibility Only applicable to their respective parts. Component of GXP cannot be used in BB30 Applicable to its related parts, cannot be used as replacement for GXP component
Usage Used for many types of bike mountain bikes, cycling, cross bikes and among others Used for many types of bike mountain bikes, cycling, cross bikes and among others
Bearing Have press-fit bearing set with no external bottom bracket shell that stiffens the frame and provides less weight Have press-fit bearing set with no external bottom bracket shell that stiffens the frame and provides less weight

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