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Fitting Slackerizer / Angleset - Aligning the cups

Hey guys

I'm going to fit a "Slackerizer" from Superstar Components:

https://www.superstarcomponents.com/en/slackerizer-angle-headset.htm

(Similar to the works components one).

In order to install it properly, both the top and bottom cups have to be lined up on the front/rear centre of the head tube

There isn't an exact consensus when it comes to methods on how to do this.

Most people say to eyeball it but I like to be as precise as possible.

Has anyone fitted one of these, and if so can you offer any advice on alignment and fitting?

From a geometry perspective, what is the worst that could happen if they are slightly out. Wonky fork? Premature bearing wear? Certain death?

Thanks in advance!

Uri

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  • robertpbrobertpb Posts: 1,866
    Just use a straight edge from centre of the saddle to top of the head tube, or just along the top tube. Remember to put a rule on the head tube first. Myself I just line them up by eye.
    Now where's that "Get Out of Crash Free Card"
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