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Hey guys. New How to video: How to replace a headset on a vintage bike

Old 11-20-21, 07:11 PM
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Hey guys. New How to video: How to replace a headset on a vintage bike

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I know many are not fans of videos. But Im trying my hand at "how to" videos. Let me know what you think.

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Old 11-20-21, 10:13 PM
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No grease on the steerer threads?

Adjusting the headset always takes a bit of trial and error to get perfect. You seemed to get it right immediately.
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Old 11-21-21, 02:52 AM
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Nice Alan_Guerciotti you got here. With the vulnerable head lugs what makes careful work more important. Nice video, thnx for sharing.
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Having spelling/grammar error on the title page is a bummer. Too not to. We all do it but . . . .
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Great video!
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Another great video. I really enjoyed it. Keep them coming.
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Originally Posted by SurferRosa View Post
No grease on the steerer threads?

Adjusting the headset always takes a bit of trial and error to get perfect. You seemed to get it right immediately.
Hi, You didnt see me wipe the grease from the threads? watch again.
I did get lucky on that first adjustment. But I should of added putting the bike on the ground and doing the front brake test.

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Old 11-21-21, 11:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Peruano View Post
Having spelling/grammar error on the title page is a bummer. Too not to. We all do it but . . . .
Great catch! I'll correct that........... But.... what?

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Originally Posted by fabiofarelli View Post
Nice Alan_Guerciotti you got here. With the vulnerable head lugs what makes careful work more important. Nice video, thnx for sharing.
This frame makes me nervous. I'm building it up anyway. I'm not going to ride it till I lose the weight. If I don't I may end up being the one screwed and glued! LOL



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Originally Posted by jjhabbs View Post
This frame makes me nervous. I'm building it up anyway. I'm not going to ride it till I lose the weight. If I don't I may end up being the one screwed and glued! LOL



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Correct assembling and a headset with exact the right dimensions is more important than losing weight. Probably the best protection is not changing a working headset.
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Hi, You didnt see me wipe the grease from the threads? watch again.
The grease you wiped off was transfer from the upper cup, which only received grease on the bearing race. SurferRosa was rightly pointing out that you didn't grease the steerer's threads, which is standard procedure for threaded headset installation. I noted this omission the first go-around as well.

When somebody tries to help you it might help to be a tad bit more accommodating

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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude View Post
The grease you wiped off was transfer from the upper cup, which only received grease on the bearing race. SurferRosa was rightly pointing out that you didn't grease the steerer's threads, which is standard procedure for threaded headset installation. I noted this omission the first go-around as well.

When somebody tries to help you it might help to be a tad bit more accommodating

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Check out all the comments I make to others. Im very accommodating. I have no problem getting corrected or having people add to what I do. Im just saying that the threads were plenty slippery. That is all. Thanks for your help.

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JJ,
Nice video, I've been enjoying your show and tell ones for a while and didn't realize you're in the forum. I have some friends who do YouTube and I have some inkling just how hard those are to do well. I appreciate that you're doing it and enjoy your content!
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