American Classic Threaded Headset Headset

5/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $125.00


Product Description

  • Sealed bearings rated for loads up to 5000lbs
  • Patented locking mechanism
  • Easy adjustment
  • Lightweight
  • Grease injection design


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Eric Long a Road Racer from Ft Benning, GA USA

    Date Reviewed: August 3, 2001

    Strengths:    Bike shop said it was an easy Headset to press in. Easy maintence with the greese ports. Once adjusted, no need to worry. The 3 screw lockdown does not budge.

    Weaknesses:    Rubber seals began to rot after 5 years. WOW.

    Bottom Line:   
    If you are using threaded forks, get this headset. Clean cut, maintenance free. 100 bucks with shipping is expensive, but it will last a long time.

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    Price Paid:    $90.00

    Purchased At:   Colorado Cyclist

    Similar Products Used:   Stronglight

    Bike Setup:   Quatttro Assi



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    Anyone ever set up a bike to use a ahead set and threaded headset on the same bike?

    Hard to figure out how to word this, but I'm looking at a bike with two forks--a carbon and the original steel threaded. I would like to be able to switch between the forks, and was thinking if I used say a Chris King, I could use the Gripnut version for the threaded fork, the regular CK ahead se ... Read More »

    Threaded Fork converted to Threadless headset

    So why can't I use a threadless headset on a threaded fork? I couldn't answer that question. So I tried it before intalling. I put the threadless headset over the threaded fork and put the threadless stem on and all looked good. So I cut the threaded fork to length put my start nut in and comme ... Read More »

    Record threaded headset bearing grease...

    I'm about to install a new Record 1" threaded headset... - The bearings that are in the container come pre-greased and I was wondering if that's enough? - Can I just add some bearing grease (I don't have genuine Campa grease) or is it a bad idea to mix different types? - Or should I clean the beari ... Read More »

    Threaded Headset Stack Height Change Question

    I'm thinking of changing out my 1" Shimano 600 headset for Campy, since all my other bits are campy. The headset I'm looking at has a shorter stack, 2.8cm. The Shimano has a 4.6 stack. So generally speaking, how much play (if any at all) is there with the fork to the threaded top lock nut? I've ... Read More »

    Threaded headset loosens

    I had it apart for a re-grease and clean. I must have lost the touch because it keeps backing off and becomes loose after a few miles. Both the threaded race and top nut will turn together. Getting frustrating...any tips?Read More »

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