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    Hellore`s lefty specific steerer tube

    Hello..

    Anybody out there that have bought this steerer from hellore? I am planning to buy one too. I am wondering tough.. How good is the stiffness in steertube/stem area maintained compared to the XC3?

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    I believe that Robin v. Berkel, Eliflap and xGreyGoosex have them...just to name a few. They should weigh in on their opinions soon.

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    Been using it on my Flash for a couple of months now. So far so good...


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    i use on my Scalpel 26" the 1st piece done ...

    still riding since 2 years or more !!! and i mounted and dismounted several times

    hitting with an hammer as a Neanderthal on it ...

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    ive got one on my flash and all good so far as well.

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    As everyone has said, so far so good. Done over 1000km with no problems at all.
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    second piece i have , installed yesterday. a third arriving next week

    it worked 3-4 months on Flash 26 before arriving on the Lynskey
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    I wonder if Mattias could make one with a carbon 120mm/-20 degree stem attached, Si-style? You know a one piece XC3 steerer/stem... It'd be ALOT lighter than fitting togethter the seperate Cannondale parts to make what Dan asked for before he gets a 29'er.
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    see here , from Finland :

    steerer tube, stem , handlebar all in one
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    How do you apply preload to the bearing assy on the hellore tube the way the stock bottom nut does using the XC3 stem?
    I don't see a top cap on any of these to apply the preload the way a std system does.

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    whic preload ?????? which nut ????

    we have Cannondale frames !

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    Quote Originally Posted by aermet
    How do you apply preload to the bearing assy on the hellore tube the way the stock bottom nut does using the XC3 stem?
    I don't see a top cap on any of these to apply the preload the way a std system does.
    you wouldn't preload a hellore tube. it's similar to the 2-piece from cannondale. the one advantage of the XC3 was that you could properly preload the headset stack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aermet
    How do you apply preload to the bearing assy on the hellore tube the way the stock bottom nut does using the XC3 stem?
    I don't see a top cap on any of these to apply the preload the way a std system does.
    you wouldn't preload a hellore tube. it's similar to the 2-piece from cannondale. the one advantage of the XC3 was that you could properly preload the headset stack.

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