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    I'm simply not credible. Terrapin Ben's Avatar
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    quick quesstion concerning headsets

    whats that little cap on the top called? anyone know where i can find a custom one? thanks!
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    nevermind. i knew what it was all along. i guess headset cap just didn't sound technical enough to me or something. anyways, i've found one with dancing bears on it, but i want one with a stealy. can anyone help me find this?
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    It's called simply enough a Top Cap!

    There is a company that has a top cap that allows you to install a bottle cap as a decorative cap. Can't remember the name.

    Marzocchi has a pretty cool one!

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    I want a top cap in the form of the Staples (office supply) "Easy" button. Does anyone make one?

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    as always thanks for the quick responses guys! i found the one i was looking for as a matter of fact. well, not the stealy, but i found one with some dancing bears and that is just as cool if you ask me!
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    so i have another quick question... i dont really want to start a new thread and waste space so i will just ask it here. whats the difference between a top swing and bottom pull front derailleur? if i ride primarilly single track and xc, which is better for my riding?
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    It all depends on your cable routing and frame geometry.

    A top swing derailleur has the seat tube clamp placed low and the derailleur sits on top of it. A lot of full suspension bikes with an interupted seat tube use this type. A bottom swing has the clamp up high and the derailleur kinda hands down below the clamp. A standard triangle frame utilizes this type.

    If your cable routing goes down your downtube, around your bottom bracket and then up, you need a bottom pull. If your routing goes along the top tube and down the seattube, you need a top pull.
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    that makes very good sense. you have been more than helpful lately, a2psyklnut. i'm sure this is not the last time the forum will hear from me. happy trails all!
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