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Topic - Is my BB cup unscrewing?

Escher - on 22 Feb 2012
Cleaning my chain last night and noticed what looks like the BB cup unscrewing on the chain side -

I only really know about basic tasks so BB's are a bit beyond me. Is this something to worry about? Do I need to get it fixed asap?

I'm a bit surprised to be honest as, even though it is a ten year old bike, it has only got 120 miles (half of those in the last six months) on it due to injury. I'm back riding again and want to use it. It is an Orange E8 World Cup and therefore a pretty decent bike, the chainset is Race Face, don't know what the BB is. Surely this shouldn't be happening after so little miles (many on the road actually)?

Couple more questions while I'm at it, although there can't be many people with a 10 year old top of the range XC hardtail that has only been ridden so little, so answers may be hard to come by!:-

- should I service my forks (RockShox SID SL)? Due to their age but have had very little use. They do seem fine though.

- I have Avid V brakes on it but it is ready to convert to Hope discs. Worth doing?

Cheers for your help.
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