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Automotive dictionary (encyklopedia)

Dictionary of terms and abbreviations for cars (automobiles), motorcycles (bikes),
bicycles, boats, engines, machines, machining and car fixing.

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Threaded headset

A headset at the top of the steerer tube with threads cut into it to accommodate a threaded fork. This system is found on road bicycles while threadless headsets are used on mountain bikes. A threaded headset must be used with a threaded fork. Threaded forks are most commonly found on road bikes. The threaded portion of the fork is located at the top of the steerer tube. For forks with threaded steerer tube The adjustable race screws on to the steerer, and a locknut screws on after the adjustable race to secure it. There is normally a keyed washer between the adjustable race and the locknut for extra security.

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