The Flying Scot
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: North Queensferry Scotland and London (and France)
Bikes: Custom (Colin Laing) 531c fast tourer/audax, 1964 Flying Scot Continental, 1995 Cinelli Supercorsa, Holdsworth Mistral single speed, Dahon Speed 6 (folder), Micmo Sirocco and a few more
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To be honest Rainman I've never used it as I tend not to use the Scot in the rain!, and I would strip and regrease anyway.
From what I can see grease would just pump into the bottom bracket shell and rotation of the crank shifts it to the bearings.
On the headset, the grease pumps between the fork and the headtube and would presumably drift down onto the lower race(which is where it would be needed most anyway).
I'm not sure how well it would work. In an emergency I suppose oil could be used as a get you home.
You can see the headset grease nipple on the lower of the two pictures of my bike on the Flying Scot website. It's just in front of the lug. The one under the BB is the same size.
John's Flying Scot
plus je vois les hommes, plus j'admire les chiens
1985 Sandy Gilchrist-Colin Laing built 531c Audax/fast tourer.
1964 Flying Scot Continental (531)
1995 Cinelli Supercorsa (Columbus SLX)
1980s Holdsworth Mistral fixed (531)
2005 Dahon Speed 6 (folder)
(YES I LIKE STEEL)
2008 Viking Saratoga tandem
2008 Micmo Sirocco Hybrid (aluminium!)
2012 BTwin Rockrider 8.1