Superstar Ceramic HTII bottom bracket review

Budget ceramic BB

Our rating 
3.3 out of 5 star rating 3.3
GBP £49.95 RRP | USD $76.32
Superstar Ceramic HTII bottom bracket

Our review

Very cheap but only cheerful for a few weeks. You pays yer money …
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Superstar specialise in cutting out the middlemen in order to keep prices to a minimum. This Shimano/RaceFace-compatible ceramic bearing bottom bracket (Truvativ version also available) is a prime example. 


The ABEC 5 hybrid ceramic bearings feel smooth to start with and the BB comes in a choice of four anodised colours. 


Despite claims of longer life for ceramic bearings it started to creak after a few weeks of summer use. A couple of months on it still hasn’t completely died but we’d expect better of a ceramic setup, even at this price.

Product Specifications


Name Ceramic HTII BB
Brand Superstar Components

Available Colours Black Blue Gold Green Purple Red
Material Ceramic
Bracket Type External Bearing