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08-16-22, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Aardwolf

Just did a short test ride and it's working...

Just did a short test ride and it's working perfectly with 23 balls installed - steering is back to 'slightly twitchy' which is normal for this bike.

I'm still going to swap to a Tange Levin CDS...
08-15-22, 02:32 AM
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Views: 327
Posted By Aardwolf

Thanks for that, I like interchangeable a lot. ...

Thanks for that, I like interchangeable a lot.

I've also found the Tange catalogue: https://m.tangeseiki.com/jm/products/headset/standard/standard-threaded/standard-threaded-1/113-levin-cds.html...
08-14-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Aardwolf

The caged bearing takes 14 balls, I think loose I...

The caged bearing takes 14 balls, I think loose I can fit 23 with some space left.

As others have mentioned that should be a bit stronger.
Also 23 is prime so there's no chance of the balls...
08-14-22, 02:06 PM
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Views: 327
Posted By Aardwolf

Fair point, I could just fit a new crown race - I...

Fair point, I could just fit a new crown race - I checked all the other bearing surfaces and they're fine.

Would any 26.4mm internal diameter crown race fit ?
08-14-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Aardwolf

Yep that's the min insertion line: it's 6mm too...

Yep that's the min insertion line: it's 6mm too high, but there's still 50mm inside the steerer so I think it's fairly safe.
08-14-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Aardwolf

Headset Indexing Options

Hiya Folks,
My headset has started indexing a noticeable amount and examination shows pits on the crown race.
So it's "false brinneling" or "fretting" or something.

I did a complete service of...
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