T47 is a newer bottom bracket shell design, utilizing the oversized interface of PF30 and EVO386, but with the benefit and peace of mind of a threaded interface. This bottom bracket allows you to install Shimano and other 24mm diameter thru-axle cranks into a T47 shell.
It's compatible with 86mm wide frames and TREK T47 85.5mm wide frames.
There are 2 versions: Standard and Coated Bearings. CeramicSpeed Bearings come installed in cups and are connected through the shell. Both have super round CeramicSpeed Balls and hardened-steel races. The CeramicSpeed Coated Bearings have an additional attribute: a 3-micron thick metallic layer over the races. This addition makes the races harder and smoother, lowering drag and increasing life.
Bottom Bracket tool for installation: BBT-47.
T47 is an open standard designed to provide the benefits of both oversized shells and the tight fit of threading. These cups and bearings adapt the shell so it is compatible with 24mm diameter spindle cranks.
Compatible with 86mm wide frames, and also compatible with TREK T47 85.5mm wide frames.
Our CeramicSpeed Standard Bearings reduce drag by 75% when compared to stock bottom brackets. Down to 0.3-0.4 watts per set. This is the result of hardened-steel races combined with CeramicSpeed Balls that are 100% smoother and 15% harder than the ceramic competition. They also last longer.
The CeramicSpeed coated Bearings feature an even longer lifespan and even lower drag. Life increases by 60% and drag drop by 50% compared to our CeramicSpeed Standard Bearings.
Applied to the bearings at the factory is All Round Grease. It can be replaced for lower drag Race Day Grease, or higher durability Long Life Grease, which adds a bit of drag but stays in when riding through messy conditions.
Our coated products are covered by a lifetime warranty. The unique coating formula is a metallic layer that covers the bearing races and makes them 75% harder than steel. Thanks to this, they are highly resistant to corrosion and the coating provides even lower friction than our standard bearings. Even if the bearing is contaminated with degreaser, water, or mud, the risk of bearing failure due to corrosion is negligible if you choose the coated version.
Installation of T47/86 Bottom Bracket for Shimano
If you don't have any experience installing bottom brackets and bearings, we recommend that you have your local bike shop fit your new bearings. Find your nearest retailer.
Maintenance of CeramicSpeed Bottom Brackets
We recommend that you follow our instructions on how to maintain your CeramicSpeed Bottom Brackets to achieve the lowest friction and the best longevity.
In The Box
- 2 threaded cups with CeramicSpeed Bearings installed.
- 2 dust covers.
- Spacer tube.
- All Round Grease
- Sticker Sheet.