Replacing bottom bracket bearings and -cups is easy, when you have the right tools. CEMA Bearing Professional Bearing Replacement Tool, with type number SRC-TT-B006C, is in my opinion the best solution currently available. In this article I will reason why and explain the steps I’ve followed to install a new Bottom Bracket with ceramic bearings.
The Fix it Sticks Replaceable Edition will be reviewed in this article, just as the Tire Levers that were released by Brian Davis and his team around December 2016. The tire levers are specifically designed for Fix it Sticks Replaceable Edition and can be placed on the end of Fix it Sticks instead of a 1/4″ bit.
I will compare the replaceables with the Fix It Sticks T-Way wrench and the Fix It Sticks Tire Levers with my Tacx Mini Tyre levers T4885.
The PB Swiss BikeTool is a clever designed multi-tool for on the go, and I will compare it with my Lezyne V10 multi tool. The PB Swiss Tools 470.M Adapter is part of this 1/4″ bit based BikeTool. The adapter is 1/4″ bit holder that can be used in combination with a 5 mm. hex/allen key.
Furthermore I will share my thoughts on why every home mechanic should have the PB 470.M Adapter and a set of PB Swiss Tools allen keys.
The Tube Spool from Specialized is a helpful accessory for cyclist who don’t like a saddle bag or for cyclist who keep their “rain-bag” organized.
The Specialized Tube Spool is basically a clever holder for a 16 grams CO2 cartridge, a CO2 valve head, a Specialized SWAT tire lever and a spare road inner tube with a valve length of up to 80mm.
The Ergon TP1 Cleat Tool for Speedplay, Shimano SPD-SL, Look Keo and Crank Brothers pedals is the perfect tool to improve your cycling ergonomics by adjusting the cleats with high accuracy in a few simple steps.
I’m riding Speedplay Zero Stainless pedals (since 2003) and bought me a pair of Sidi Wire Carbon Vernice shoes with a Speedplay specific sole. I will use the Ergon TP1 Cleat Tool to install a pair of new cleats and improve the ergonomics on my road bike.
The Tacx Mini Tyre levers T4885 have an innovative- and lightweight design making it the perfect on-the-road tyre levers that I put in my Scicon Elan 210 Carbonium saddle bag. The Pedros Tire Levers are the preferred tire levers for your garage.
No matter if you need to change tires on a mountain bike, road bike or trekking bike, those Pedros Tyre Levers simply don’t break. Out on the road the Tacx Mini Tyre levers T4885 rule.