An ingenious solution for the removal of headset cups without the need for expensive headset presses. Secure your frame in a bike stand and place the open end inside the head tube and hammer the cups out. A simple yet highly effective method that will save you both time and money.
Fits 1.1/8" Only
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Rated 5 out of 5 by MobeeWales Good tool at reasonable price
Value for money. Works as it is meant to and works well. Really no need to spend any more than this unless you are a pro bike mechanic! But even then this tool will be a good addition to the toolbox.
07 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Muddyfox Simple and effective
It does what it is designed for and does it well. Push it up until it snaps in behind the old headset cups and thwack it with a hammer and job done. And it's also like a giant tuning fork which makes it great fun to use. If you need to remove headset cups then this will do the job and do it well.
17 June 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by ThatGuyOverThere Great tool and great value
Well made and pretty sturdy. Took a few whacks to get my old headset out, but that's more because I was using a rubber mallet in the middle of the night trying not to make too much noise. Like my review for the X-Tools headset press, this tool isn't as versatile as it's Park counterpart as it's only for 1-1/8" headsets, but whatever. It's cheaper and does the job it's made for. Great tool.
10 May 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by DS84 Good quality, good price.
Simple tool, qood quality, good price.
I did my first headset replacement this afternoon - this tool made the removal of old headset cups easy, without damage to the frame. I supported the frame in sturdy workstand (Park Tool PSC10) while hammering the old cups out - it all worked well.
16 March 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by RobinG why?
I'm a complete sucker for tools and the right tool makes the job so much easier, but that is not to say you need to buy this. Get a 1/2 or 3/8 inch drive extension and use the end that goes on the ratchet against the inner ring of the cup and tap it, working round as you tap. Will come out in two rotations with no damage.
If you're going to invest in a headset tool, get a press or a bearing driver for the nice shiny new one.
31 January 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by CycleDoctor The right tool for the job
Does what it should, very light, well made. I tried to use some copper pipe cut with a hacksaw and splayed out, got one cup out then gave up. This works great, I do wish it would work with 1 inch cups though.
19 October 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Yoga Good tool, lowest price
You pay half of a price of removers from other brands, but quality is not compromised. Despite it is told, that you can use it for 1 1/8" headsets, it perfectly works for 1.5" ones too, tested that on two bikes.
15 August 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous Excellent tool, cheaper than others
At first, cup remover itself is very simple, low-tech tool. It's hard to create bad one. This one is cheaper, than some other brands, but works perfectly well. By the way, although it is stated to be 1 1/8 only, I've also removed 1 1/5 (49 mm headtube) cups without any issues and any damage to cups or tube.
06 December 2012
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