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Headset wobble?

MountainPeteMountainPete Posts: 418
edited April 2008 in MTB workshop & tech
The subject of this post is probably a bit misleading. I recently got a new fork (thanks all for helping me to decide on the Revelation - it looks awesome :D ), and decided to replace the headset at the same time - I now have a Cane Creek S-8. Before any replacements, I could hold the front brake and rock the bike back and forth, and I could detect some small wobble between the top cup of the headset and the steerer tube. Now with a brand new headset I can detect something similar. Is this anything to worry about? I can't really think what is causing it - new cups, new bearings, new fork. The LBS fitted everything (they did it really cheap!).

Thanks for any suggestions,


  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    bearing may have just settled so now need re tightening.

    have a read of the threadless headset info on park tools.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
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