Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Washington, the state
The two angular contact ball bearings in the steering stem (or replacement roller bearings) aren't intended to act as dampers. They need to be tightened just enough so there is no looseness, but also very little pre-load.
"Older people who are reasonable, good-tempered, and gracious will bear aging well. Those who are mean-spirited and irritable will be unhappy at every period of their lives.
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