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Shimano Ultegra SM-BBR60 Bottom Bracket Cups

ShimanoUltegra SM-BBR60 Bottom Bracket Cups(Return to Product Page)

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Reviewed 9/20/2018
by Chris A
Competitive Racer
San Francisco, CA
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It works great and looks great

This shimano bottom bracket simply works, and looks great. Even comes pre-greased at the bearing interface, ready for you to install your crankset.

I had similar issues with the tool adapter, specifically using it with the park tool BB total. it was a tight fit tool-to-tool, but it works. In contrast to other review, I was able to get it plenty tight by being careful.

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Reviewed 10/19/2018
by tommy
Cycling Enthusiast
oklahoma city, OK
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replacing a worn out bottom bracket on my Felt

replaced the worn out bottom bracket on my Felt. Price was great and it was shipped in a timely manner.

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Reviewed 8/4/2018
by kevlar_heart
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White Plains, NY
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Solid Bottom Bracket Upgrade

Upgraded my Specialized Roubaix SL4 Sport to all 105. This BB paired easily with the 105 crankset. Easy to install. Ove 1000 miles and no issues

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Reviewed 6/8/2014
by John
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Minnesota
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7 of 8 customers found this review helpful.
Improvement over old version

I replaced my old Ultegra bottom bracket with this new 6800 version. There was substantial engineering effort put into this to decrease the drag from the seals. It's noticeably smoother and easier to pedal.

Do note that Shimano now has three different sizes of bottom brackets so you'll need the right tool for each. DA 9000 is the smallest in diameter, then Ultegra then 105 and none of them are the same size as the old outer diameter. Shimano includes a plastic adaptor with each bottom bracket to fit the old size Shimano tools (from Park or others). However, when you try and torque it down to the required 35nm or so, it's very easy to strip the plastic adaptor. Plan on getting the right tool ASAP. For this bottom bracket the right tool from Park Tool is the BBT-59.

Anyhow, this is a great deal in a BB in terms of cost and performance.

BikeTiresDirect.com Comments

You are correct, these require the proper size tool adapter, which Shimano includes with their bottom bracket cups. We strongly suggest using great care and a high quality torque wrench to ensure proper care for the bottom bracket cups and the included tool adapter. Thanks for your feedback. -Thomas
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Reviewed 4/16/2018
by G Silver
Walla Walla WA
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Shipping was fast, product fit perfect, 100% satisfies, as always! Will definitely keep ordering all my parts from BTD! Your the best!

Shipping was fast, product fit perfect, 100% satisfies, as always! Will definitely keep ordering all my parts from BTD! Your the best!

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Reviewed 3/29/2015
by Anonymous
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Proper Tool

BBT-59 is the installation tool to use. Shimano's included tool strips out before the BB is torqued properly.

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Reviewed 4/26/2018
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Portland
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Great value

Not a Chris King, but for the price, does what is should.

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