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Threaded headsets - Step 2

Threaded headsets

The big advantage that the older style threaded headset has over new Aheadsets is that it is very easy to adjust the stem height without replacing any parts. ...

Aheadsets - cutting off excess steerer tube - Step 2

Aheadsets : cutting off excess steerer tube

With your stem at its maximum height, your stem top cap will sit directly on top of your stem. If you decide to move your stem downwards, removing washers from below the stem, you’ll have to replace them above the stem, so that they bear down on the top of it when you adjust the top cap. Excess steerer tube will then protrude above the stem. ...