How To Install Bike Fork And Headset? (Solution found)

  • How do you install threaded fork and headset on a bike? Leave a wide gap the size of two ball bearings, do not attempt to fully fill cup. Grease bearing retainers and bearing race cups. Install bearing retainers into cup shaped races. Place fork through head tube. Thread on adjusting race onto steering column.

How do I know what headset I need?

If you can see a headset cup outside of your frame, even just a flange or lip (as in the photo above) then your headset is Press Fit. If you can’t see a headset ie. it’s entirely sitting inside the frame head tube, then your headset is Integrated.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *