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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 03-11-09, 08:19 AM   #1
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Headset friction

I have an FSA Pig headset that's only a few months old. When I lift the front end of the bike and turn the handle bars, I can feel a bit of increased friction at on point of the rotation. It's very slight and doesn't affect my turning. However, when coming off a curb, or in any situation where my front wheel comes down, I feel like there's something that's not quite "solid" in my steering column. There seems to be adequate grease in there. Any idea what this is? Is my headset mashed?
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Roadies can run tempo all year as that's what humans were designed for. If you want to be a cheetah, lay around and lick your paws more.
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