Edited by Wrfrk, January 28, 2010 - 06:59 PM.
Greasing lower steering stem bearing?
Posted January 28, 2010 - 05:51 PM
Posted January 28, 2010 - 06:50 PM
Posted January 28, 2010 - 08:22 PM
now you can clean the (wd 40) top & bottom bearings. Put you grease (water proof)
in your hand. Use your palm to push the grease in between the bearing pins. The bottom bearing is a little harder but you can still push the grease in by using your fingers. Remember you can't use too much...
Posted January 29, 2010 - 06:04 PM
1. don't use a pressure washer, and be careful on the rare occasions when I use a hose.
2. Don't touch the steering stem bearings, ever.
In a western climate, my experience is that you have to really set out to screw those bearings up before they'll give you any problems. I've had bikes for many years, and 14,000 or more miles, and when the steering stem fell out because I didn't hold it when i was putting on a damper, the bearings still had nice clean grease in them.
Note that this advice doesn't work for japanese bikes. Apparently grease is more expensive than bluefin tuna in japan, so they treat it like streisand-loving homos treat vermouth in their martinis. Just wave the container nearby and call it good.
Posted January 29, 2010 - 09:04 PM
the route I go is as follows:
so they treat it like streisand-loving homos treat vermouth in their martinis. Just wave the container nearby and call it good.
Posted February 04, 2010 - 05:04 AM
Posted February 04, 2010 - 09:59 AM