Wheel Tool Index

Bearing Installer |  Bearing Remover | Bearing Punch Kit

 Rim Saver | Tire Seater | Cluster Removers | Cluster Vice | Axle Thread Chasers | Nipple Driver

 

 

  

Rim Saver (RS)


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Removes dents in rims caused by under- inflated tires or over - the - curb antics. Saves time in your shop.... the Bicycle Research Rim Saver may be used while the wheel is on the bike.

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Cluster Removers

 

 

A complete line of cluster removers for most common clusters. Great for over the counter sales as well as for shop use. All of these remover tools from BRT are drilled to fit over 12 mm tandem axles as welll as the usual 10 mm. The CT -1 has a retaining ring to hold the tool centered on the cluster... prevents damage from slipage.

Cluster Tool

Order No. 

  Regina Type

 CT-1

 Atom Type

 CT-2

 Normandy Type

 CT-3

 Shimano Type

 CT-4

 TDC Type

  CT-5

 Shimano UG Type

  CT-6

 Shimano UG Type Heavy Duty

  CT-6MB

 Shimano 600EX Type

  CT-600

 Sun Tour Type, 2 Prong

  CT-7

 Campagnolo Type

  CT-9

 Sun Tour Type, 4 Prong

  CT-10

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Tire Seater

( TST )


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 Stubborn Tires? Pull the tire bead into position easily... and end frustration. From the semi - pneumatic tires, lightweight touring wire beads to balloons, this tool will seat them all. Heat treated aluminum alloy, designed for years of service.

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Nipple Driver

( NDS, NDL )


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A wheel builder tool. This unique tool allows you to count turns accurately, simplifying dishing and taking the slack for truing. Fast wrist action rotates handle to spin nipple on, while guide tip holds the driver blade in place. 


 NDS For use with standard rims.
 NDL For use with deep or Aero rims

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Cluster Vice

(CV)


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Non-slip removal or installation of individual sprockets ... building custom clusters... this unique tool is designed to be held in a shop vice and holds up to 38 tooth clusters. Lightweight, heat treated aluminum alloy... for the shop or the amateur mechanic, this tool is definitely a FRUSTRATION FIGHTER.

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Axle Thread Chasers

 

 

 

Clean up damaged solid axle threads with these hardened steel nuts (two cutting edges, marked for specific sizes).Use these thread chasers in your repair shop or sell them over the counter and save your customer from having to buy a new axle every time he dings one ... Instructions included.

AXLE

SIZE

  ORDER

MARKING

 Normandy Front

   8 MM -26

 TC-1

Small hex / no groove

  Normandy Rear

 9.5 mm -26

 TC-2

 Large Hex / no grove

 Front

5/16 -24

 TC-3

 Small hex / one groove

 Rear

3/8 - 24

 TC-4

  Large hex / one groove

 Front

 5/16 -26

 TC-5
  Small hex / two grooves

 Chigao Skatetruck

 7.5 mm

 TC-6

   Small hex / three grooves

 Many BMX

3/8 -26

 TC-7
   Small hex / two grooves

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Sealed Bearing Installation Kit

(SBIK)

 


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For installing sealed bearings in hubs, freehubs and bottom brackets which do not have shoulders on the axle or spindle. Works for all sealed bearings with a combination of 10mm, 12mm, 15mm & 17mm ID's, and 22mm, 25mm, 27mm, 30mm, 32mm & 35mm OD bearings. The kit contains a powerful acme threaded press with six sets of adapters for bearing OD's and three sets of bushings for bearing ID's. Complete with instructions and a sturdy storage base for the adapters, the bushings and a sleeve used to prevent the bushings from falling into the inside of a hub.

 

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Sealed Bearing Removal Kit

(SBRK)

 


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Works for all sealed bearings with a combination of 10mm, 12mm, 15mm, 17mm ID's. Works on hubs and freewheel hubs that have internal spacers that prevent access to the backside of the bearings! The punches have an expansion collet which expands into the ID of the bearing so that it may be driven out with a hammer or arbor press. Complete with a sturdy storage base for the punches and expansion collets.

Individual size punches and collets are available if multiple sizes are not needed.
 SBRP-10  Small punch used for 10mm only (without collet)
 SBRP-12  Medium punch used for 12mm and 1/2 inch (without collets)
 SBRP-15  Large punch used for 15mm and 17mm (without collets)
 SBRC-10  10mm expansion collet
 SBRC-12  12mm expansion collet
 SBRC-15  15mm expansion collet
 SBRC-17  17mm expansion collet
 SBRC-1/2  1/2 inch expansion collet for wheel chair bearings

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Sealed Bearing Punch Kit

(BP-1)

 


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A punch for quickly removing the "second" sealed bearing from a hub or bottom bracket. The end of the punch is machined to fit 10mm, 12mm, 15mm and 17mm bearing ID's. Includes a pilot ring to keep the punch centered in large diameter hubs and bottom brackets.

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