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# Bottom bracket and Q factor (bicycles)

## Difference between Bottom bracket and Q factor (bicycles)

### Bottom bracket vs. Q factor (bicycles)

The bottom bracket on a bicycle connects the crankset (chainset) to the bicycle and allows the crankset to rotate freely. The Q Factor of a bicycle is the distance between the pedal attachment points on the crank arms, when measured parallel to the bottom bracket axle.

## Similarities between Bottom bracket and Q factor (bicycles)

Bottom bracket and Q factor (bicycles) have 4 things in common (in Unionpedia): Bicycle, Bicycle pedal, Crankset, Sheldon Brown (bicycle mechanic).

### Bicycle

A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.

### Bicycle pedal

The bicycle pedal is the part of a bicycle that the rider pushes with their foot to propel the bicycle.

### Crankset

The crankset (in the US) or chainset (in the UK), is the component of a bicycle drivetrain that converts the reciprocating motion of the rider's legs into rotational motion used to drive the chain or belt, which in turn drives the rear wheel.

### Sheldon Brown (bicycle mechanic)

Sheldon Brown (July 14, 1944 – February 4, 2008) was an American bicycle mechanic, technical expert and author.

### The list above answers the following questions

• What Bottom bracket and Q factor (bicycles) have in common
• What are the similarities between Bottom bracket and Q factor (bicycles)

## Bottom bracket and Q factor (bicycles) Comparison

Bottom bracket has 32 relations, while Q factor (bicycles) has 9. As they have in common 4, the Jaccard index is 9.76% = 4 / (32 + 9).

## References

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