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Old 03-15-06, 03:08 PM   #1
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integrated headsets- Cane Creek IS-2

Do integrated headsets need to be pressed in like traditional headsets? I'm working on a Cane Creek IS-2 and the instructions that came with it say nothing about pressing it.
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Old 03-15-06, 04:24 PM   #2
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No, drop those bearings in. Follow the instructions and you should be fine. Cups are integrated into your headtube, hence the terminology.
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No cup press needed, but the crown race still needs to be properly set.
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the star fangled nut in the fork and the top cap put the pressure on things and that holds everything together.
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