• http://hughsbicycle.blogspot.com sprocket56

    Thanks Ed, Bike looks great, Nice work!

  • edh

    “The biggest problem is with the headset. I can’t get it to quit wobbling without overtightening it.”

    Can you add a washer to take up space under the bottom bearing cone? It might get rid of the wobble.

  • http://hughsbicycle.blogspot.com sprocket56

    Sorry I missed your question. I have not encountered the problem you are describing for a long time. Have you taken the head-set apart? The only time I remember this happening was on a friends department store mountain bike.What happened is this.The caged bearings jacket (lower) had come apart. I don`t think the Ross has free bearings. The only other ideas I have is. Could one of the jacketed or caged bearings be upside down? Or is there a spacer that is missing?
    Anyway let me know on my blog how it turns out.
    Good Luck,Hugh

  • edh

    The thin spacer idea is where I was going with my thought of adding a washer. It is too nice looking of a bike to have that wobble.

  • http://hughsbicycle.blogspot.com sprocket56

    Hey Ed,
    And by the way, The bike looks great! Nice Work

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/dragonworld2008?feature=mhee hopper

    jerking doing shifting . you may need A new rim . or drit in the gears . Need to be taken apart to clean the balls in ring. sprokets with a rag and then you put on fesh new gease use plan hair grease for the ball ring but you have to put it on thick.trun the peddle to test it.if you stop the peddle and the tire stops to .then it is still lose . also middle handle bars screws may need fixing .to stop the jerking . you have to let the bike drop on two wheeles at 6 inches to floor to find out witch screw maybe losen .