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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 06-14-09, 09:17 PM   #1
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headset?

Hey, this may be a better post for the bike maintenance page... so I can forward it over there if need be.


How can you tell when the headset needs to be replaced/serviced. Sometimes when I am riding I can head a clicking noise. I typically need to re-screw the top of headset back on. I have a origin* stem on there right now, with some cut straight bars so the clicking may be the stem... I dont know how to trouble shoot and I want to learn how to service the bike myself. I may just need to take it to the LBS though. Let me know what you think.

Casey

(PS it is a threaded headset)
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http://www.parktool.com/repair/readh...?id=127#adjust

Scroll down to HEADSET BEARING ADJUSTMENT
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