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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 02-21-08, 08:35 AM   #1
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Headset stiffening up a lot

So as of recent whenever I leave my bike out for even like 30 mins the headset seems to stiffen up quite a bit and makes it hard to turn. Is this normal or do I have excess moisture in there that's freezing or something? (I'ts been in the tens here)
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thats the frozen tundra for ya
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ten degree steel (or worse aluminum) will freeze water faster than you can post a "stiffening headset" thread

take it apart, clean it, grease it, and spray wd-40 on the internals before assembling to delay any future moisture/freezing.

glad I live in california: I heard it got down into the 40's in san diego!
those people might have frozen to death!
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