HOW-TO: GREASE & RE-TENSION STEERING HEAD BEARINGS

2 months ago | Words: Ian Hancock | Photos: Ian Hancock

When was the last time you checked your bike’s steering head bearings – let alone re-grease and/or re-tension them? A while, right? In which case, why not take a frothie out to the garage right now and give your mechanical mistress’ steering head a little TLC?!

Disassembling, greasing and re-tensioning your bike’s steering head bearings is a DIY job that ought to be within reach of all dirt bike owners. So, let’s walk you through the eight key steps of the job…

This article first appeared in Issue #32 (June, 2013) of Transmoto Dirt Bike Magazine.Check it out…

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