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Old 05-06-03, 05:35 AM   #1
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Just thought I'd share a little drool factor....

ooomph!

The bike shop employees weren't lying when they said Chris King headsets are the best ever. I installed this bad-boy on Sunday, and have put about 2 hours of use on it... with ZERO problems, and the smoothest damn steering front end I've *ever* felt in my life. It's absolutely AMAZING how much better it feels than my old Aheadset "Tank". Oh good lord.

I just thought I'd share another "happy customer" story...

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Old 05-06-03, 09:06 AM   #2
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Didn't they have an orange one to match the bike?

Sweet, looks good now you have a part that will outlast the bike...
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Old 05-06-03, 09:13 AM   #3
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and have put about 2 hours of use on it... with ZERO problems, and the smoothest damn steering front
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Old 05-06-03, 12:32 PM   #4
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hehehe. That picture makes the frame look orange.. but it's really a bright red.



Yes. It's SOOOO smooth. I love it!

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Is that the SteelSet?
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Old 05-06-03, 07:42 PM   #6
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Is that the SteelSet?
Naww. Its not the steelset.

It's a King "Nothreadset".

I can't use a Steelset on this frame because it has a "Lip" on the inside of the headtube... where the tube gets BIGGER than 1 1/8" after the cups. So... 1/2 of the Steelset would be "floating in space" ... instead of being up against metal.
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Veddy interesting.
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I know this is a stupid question but what are we looking at here, those two black nob things?
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The thing that is being looked at is that brownish yellow headset.
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Ejection switch on the left, nitrous on the right. Glad I could clear that up for ya
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Ejection switch on the left, nitrous on the right. Glad I could clear that up for ya





Hehhee. I love the nitrous on my bike! I hooked er' up with a fitty' shot! LOL.


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No, the headset is what changed. Now I just gotta change em all over to carbon spacers... so it all matches and looks "polished off".

I'll show a nice "up to date" full bike shot as soon as my new tires get here. My rig looks pretty shabby right now with a little 2.5" front tire, and a 3.0" huge "motorcycle tire" on the back.
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Nice color choice I'm on my second King now...I would still have my original from years and years ago, but I sold it with a frame.

It'll work great long after the 2 hour mark!
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Thanks for the heads-up Schnell.

Also, Ich kann ein bissien Deutch sprechen.

Ich fahr' mein Rad jeden Tag, und es ist sehr gut fur mich.



Welches Rad hast du fur Radfahren? Oder... kannst du Deutsch sprechen? Ich binn im Deutsch Vier nach meine Schule... es ist.. OK......

Anwyays. I'll be riding more today... time to keep that bad boy turnin smooth!

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Big-Hit du sprichst deutsch? Ich kann dass nicht glauben. Fur deutsch vier du brauchst arbeiten! Ich bin im deutsch zwei, aber ich war in deutsch eins fur zwei jahren.

Ich hasse deutsch
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Old 05-07-03, 08:26 PM   #16
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Du hasst Deutsch!? Das ist ein nein nien mein freund! Du hast ein problem mit mein Lehrer gemacht! Uh oh!



Anyways, here's a little action from today. The king is holding up STELLAR. (look at the new hucking thread for pics)

Good lord I love these parts!!!!!!

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Old 05-08-03, 12:45 PM   #17
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looking very "rasta man" red, yellow, green sweet well i dont see green but if it was my bike i would get some!
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