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BB92 install, skip ahead to step 7 for removal Start by measuring and noting your BB shell width
  • BB92 install, skip ahead to step 7 for removal

  • Start by measuring and noting your BB shell width

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For aluminum or steel frames, grease the BB shell
  • For aluminum or steel frames, grease the BB shell

  • For carbon frames, contact your frame manufacturer. Grease may not be compatible with all frames

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Slide the cup into the frame as far as it will go. It should just start to go into the frame.
  • Slide the cup into the frame as far as it will go. It should just start to go into the frame.

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Place the tool over the cup
  • Place the tool over the cup

  • If you don't have our BB92 tool, that's ok. You can use any flat faced bearing press. Just be sure to only press on the outer race of the bearing.

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Use a bearing press to slowly press in the BB cup, by sure the cup goes in straight
  • Use a bearing press to slowly press in the BB cup, by sure the cup goes in straight

  • In this case we our using a Hive bearing press tool, but many other threaded bearing presses will work

    • On the other side of the tool we are using a flat plate against the frame

  • Tighten until the cup is pressed in all the way

    • check the cup all the way around to make sure it is flush with the BB shell

    • Do not over tighten the cup, especially on carbon frames. Tighten the cup until it is flush with the frame and no more

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Insert center tube into the frame Press the center tube against the BB cup that is installed Extend the center tube so it is flush with the BB shell on the side without the BB installed
  • Insert center tube into the frame

  • Press the center tube against the BB cup that is installed

  • Extend the center tube so it is flush with the BB shell on the side without the BB installed

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Install the second BB cup repeating the procedure from step 5 Refer to the spindle spacer chart and your BB shell width for the correct spindle spacer setup for your frame
  • Install the second BB cup repeating the procedure from step 5

  • Refer to the spindle spacer chart and your BB shell width for the correct spindle spacer setup for your frame

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To remove the BB cup, we recommend using a Park Tool headset cup removal tool To remove the BB cup, we recommend using a Park Tool headset cup removal tool
  • To remove the BB cup, we recommend using a Park Tool headset cup removal tool

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Conclusion

Thanks for reading, now get out there and ride!

The Hive

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