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Headset adjustment

bikeit65bikeit65 Posts: 950
edited June 2012 in Workshop
I am setting up a new Cannondale CAAD 10 and am unsure about the headset, it is a Si intergration System, so what is the correct way to set this up? how tight should the center cap bolt be? The Si intergration System seems to require a lot more force to loosen and tighten the center bolt is this normal.?
All the bikes i have had in the past i always tightened the center cap bolt very lightly until there was no play in the headset whenever i pulled the front brake and then tightened the two stem bolts.
Planet X RT58
Cannondale CAAD 10 2012.
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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    it is the same as any Aheadset. top cap bolt as tight as needed to remove any play in the bearings then tighten the stem bolts.
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