I came upon this marvelous explanation of headset types. However, this got me wondering. Isn't the role of the headset cups similar to that of the derauler hanged - to not waste the frame as soon as ...
I have a 94 Giant ATX. Threaded 1 inch steeering tube. I need a shorter stem, and would also like to install a suspension fork. Is it doable? Could I take a modern suspension fork, heat the crown, ...
I have a frame that I want to use. It is an old early 80's Cannondale frame. How do I tell what size threaded headset to use? What diameter should the tube be?
Do headset and frame metals need to match, or will a steel/aluminum headset get stuck on an aluminum/steel frame?
Will a steel headset get stuck on an aluminum frame bike? Will an aluminum alloy headset get stuck on a steel frame bike? I am not asking about carbon frames, by the way. I ask because I have seen ...