- messed up my bb shell
Cack-handed, ham-fisted, dyslexic fool that I am, I was in a rush, got confused between left and right re-installing my bb and I’ve messed up the threads in the bb shell of one of my bikes 😳 At least it was the oldest cheapest bike but I can’t afford to replace it.
Anyone had the threads on their bb re-tapped? It seems there is a park tool tool that does this but when I phoned up my lbs they said it wasnt possible 😕
Any thoughts?Posted 2 years ago
Cheers. There is a frame builder near the LBS so might be an option if not too pricy.
I’m pretty sure is only the initial threads and only on drive side so Saint BB might do the trick if it would be road compatible? 24mm axle but i think it sounds like different width cups?Posted 2 years ago
Working at home so had a quick look again in the light of day just now, really was only minor damage to the first couple of turns in so a bit of careful filing of the burrs/misshapen threads, a bit of cleaning and very carefull installation and I have a BB in place again 😀
The last one lasted 3 years so hopefully this one will too!Posted 2 years ago
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