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Posts in Category "Headset Service"

Headtube Reaming and Facing

This article will discuss the reaming and facing of the head tube.

Star Fangled Nut and Expansion Plug Installation

This article will discuss installing and removing the "star-nut" into threadless fork steering columns.

Headset Standards

This article will discuss the various headset types and standards found on modern bikes.

Crown Race Removal

This article with discuss the use of the CRP-1 Crown Race Puller.

Threadless Headset Service

This article will discuss removing the old headset, installing and adjusting a new threadless headset

Threaded Headset Service

This article will discuss removing the old headset, installing and adjusting a new threaded headset.

Standardized Headset Identification System (SHIS)

This article will review the SHIS (Standard Headset Information System). This nomenclature is designed to simplify ordering replacement headsets.

Fork Crown Race Cutting and Facing

This article will discuss the machining of the fork crown seat.

BMX-Freestyle Detangler Adjustment

This article will discuss the "detangler" headset and brake system.