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Ovalization of the Head Tube(3 posts)

Ovalization of the Head Tubeinorm
May 29, 2003 9:00 AM
A newbie question here: what is ovalization of the head tube and how can I prevent it?

Cheers,

Norm
My Zurich has an ovalized main tube...Tower
May 29, 2003 9:52 AM
but it's supposed to be that way. :-)
re: Ovalization of the Head TubeSpiderman
May 29, 2003 10:04 AM
basically make sure your headset is tight enough, but not too tight or you'll crush the bearings. if you are newbie you may not know how to do that. Have your shop take care of it for you. It is not an active thing you have to worry about. Typically you adjust your headset and you are done with it, thats basically it. Hope that helps.