Our Reversible Grip BB Cup Tool takes the place of three outboard
BB cup tools by combining the best qualities of each while eliminating their respective shortcomings. This
one tool does the job of a flush-tooth BB cup socket tool, a recessed-tooth cup socket tool, and a stamped steel
Because our BB tool is reversible, the drive splines that engage the cup notches can be
used in their optimum position (flush or recessed) by simply flipping the tool over. An offset "crows foot"
socket drive allows for the proper use of a torque wrench and a ratchet drive tool. Unlike deep socket tools, the drive
is in line with the cup, allowing full torque to be applied without the tool shifting or slipping.
open design of the RWC BB Cup Tool allows the mechanic to visually verify proper engagement of the tool to prevent damage
to the bearing cup. This feature also allows for the protruding spindles of BB systems such as the TruVativ
The wide profile and precision fit of our cup tool "teeth"
prevent the burring of cup notches caused by thin, stamped-steel wrenches.
shape provides a comfortable fit in the hand while the custom edges provide enough grip to prevent dropping even when
using the copious amounts of grease required for servicing bottom brackets.
modifications have made this tool compatible with all known standards of outboard bottom brackets for cranksets with 24 and