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Aeroad Headset Gap

Old 05-04-20, 04:16 PM
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Aeroad Headset Gap

I recently acquired a used CF SLX and I'm wondering if the plastic piece below the spacer is the wrong size. Seems like it should come down further.. I can see the upper headset bearing.. I've reassembled it twice and have also reached out to Canyon's tech support but am waiting on a response. Any suggestions?

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Old 05-04-20, 05:28 PM
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Another concerning thing I came across while taking the stem off the steer tube is the steer tube is 1.125" OD and has been shimmed to fit the 1.25" spacers and integrated cockpit..
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Another concerning thing I came across while taking the stem off the steer tube is the steer tube is 1.125" OD and has been shimmed to fit the 1.25" spacers and integrated cockpit..
If the stem has a shim, it's not oem, that's Alibaba or something on there
Recommend installing all Canyon parts on that Aeroad of yours


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Old 05-04-20, 06:27 PM
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yeah, I'm afraid the complete frame set is a counterfeit. I guess i can buy a legitimate frame set from my LBS and swap over the wheel/components. thoughts?
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LBS only for me from now on.
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yeah, I'm afraid the complete frame set is a counterfeit. I guess i can buy a legitimate frame set from my LBS and swap over the wheel/components. thoughts?
The wheels are probably fakes too.
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Originally Posted by sharkwaffles View Post
LBS only for me from now on.
Just an fyi
Canyon CF SL Aeroad are still only $2999 in the USA
https://www.canyon.com/en-us/road-bi...-bikes/aeroad/
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Originally Posted by phrantic09 View Post
The wheels are probably fakes too.
how can i tell if these are real zipp wheels?
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how can i tell if these are real zipp wheels?
Start here I guess

https://zipp.com/support/counterfeit
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Did you call Canyon customer support to verify with the serial number?
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no SN..
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So, it looks like the wheels are fake too These are definitely novatec hubs..

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I feel bad for you. What a bummer.
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