External bottom bracket replacement

. Replacing an external bottom bracket on a bicycle involves removing the old unit and installing a new one. This process requires specific tools and knowledge to ensure a proper fit and functioning of the new bottom bracket. This comprehensive guide covers the necessary tools, steps, and tips to ensure a smooth and proper replacement … Read more

One piece crank bottom bracket overhaul

One piece crank overhaul cover

Maintaining your bike is crucial to its longevity and performance. One of the most important components of your bike is the bottom bracket, which allows the crank to rotate smoothly. If your bike has a one piece crank bottom bracket then it’s a good idea to service it once in a while. This is because … Read more

Cup and cone bottom bracket replacement

A bottom bracket is an important component of a bike’s drivetrain, responsible for the smooth rotation of the pedals. There are two main types of bottom brackets: cartridge bottom bracket and cup and cone bottom bracket. In this article, we’ll focus on the latter. What are the parts of a cup and cone bottom bracket? … Read more

Press fit bottom bracket replacement

Press fit bottom bracket standard has become increasingly popular in the cycling world, thanks to its larger spindle diameter, increased stiffness, and reduced weight compared to traditional threaded bottom brackets. However, just like any other bottom brackets over time, push fit bottom brackets can wear out or develop issues, requiring replacement. This can be a … Read more

Press fit bottom bracket sizes

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on press fit bottom bracket types and sizes. Whether you’re upgrading your crankset or simply replacing a worn-out bottom bracket, it’s crucial to know the specific type and size currently fitted on your bike, as well as the compatible options available. In this article, we’ll provide you with valuable insights … Read more

Cartridge bottom bracket replacement

cartridge bottom bracket replacement

Removing a cartridge bottom bracket can seem intimidating, but with the right tools and our experts’ guidance, it’s a task that you will be able to accomplish in your workshop.In this article, we’ll discuss the advantages of sealed bottom brackets and provide a guide to changing them. So here it is, a step-by-step guide to … Read more

Bike bottom bracket standards

Bike bottom bracket standards cover

Without it, there would be no pedals and no cranks. Yes, I’m talking about the bike’s bottom bracket. Just like a vital functioning organ, the bottom bracket can’t be seen and when it’s functioning properly can’t be heard. But just like other parts of your bike, it will wear out. When the time comes to … Read more

Bottom bracket tools

If your bottom bracket doesn’t function properly then you may want to replace it or upgrade it. Because they attach to the bottom bracket shell differently you will need to know which of the bottom bracket tools you will need for the job. In this article I will show you different types of bottom bracket … Read more

Shimano jockey wheels which way round?

If your old Shimano jockey wheels are worn or broken they can make an unpleasant noise and may affect gear shifting. In the worst-case scenario, they can even damage your derailleur. Shimano jockey wheels which way round do they go? When replacing pulleys you need to make sure that the new ones are compatible with … Read more

Jockey wheels compatibility

If you have worn jockey wheels on your derailleur then you may want to replace them. They will be noisy when cycling and may affect gear shifting. Finding the correct pulleys may feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. But fear not as in this article we will show you how to find … Read more