I prefer stem locks. But let's clarify. The thing that holds the fork to the bike is the stem & the starnut is only used to pre-load the steerer tube. So both options are safe. The stem lock just offers an added security (sort of). The stem lock is heavier though.
dodes/bords, my vote is for STAR NUT, to preload the upper cup bearings, for dh.
why do you call it star nut?
some bikers (gay) call it "flower" haaay!
What security guard? with batuta? what agency is that?
If you are using a dual crown dh fork, its the top "top crown" that will hold your Dh fork from slipping from the head tube, properly tighten and you will have peace of mind like having a security guard,
If single crown it's your stem.
the seated wedge compression ring (part of your thread less headset) keeps your fork from slipping.
you have to unseat it (by lifting your front wheel, and whacking your sterrer tube down,) before you can pull out your fork.
if weight weenie, as in a DH racer you save grams with star nut,
hey gerry i see a lot of pogi-bikes.com.... whith spacers in between the top crown and the headset.... hahahhahahahahhaha... and spacer also betwen stem and crown! ....... nyahahahahhahahahaha..............
starnut? what is that? is that crazy driver in star tollway?
Yup!!!!saw them too...think they bought all the spacers in cartimar, nyhahahaha....well thats what they want eh, wala tayo magagawa, who knows they might sell us their stuff at very low price, consider it a virgin
Post by TRIBAL TECHNO on Nov 4, 2007 18:32:33 GMT 8
Im using a Single Crown fork, (Marz 66sl) i want to use my Amoeba Stem Lock but the lock nut of the stem lock wouldnt fit the bottom part of the steertube, =( so im forced to use a starnut. i do light DH, AM & some dirtjumping, so far my bike is still intact =)