• If you remove the fork from the frame (if you haven’t done it already), you’ll see that only the top 2-3 inches of the steerer tube is threaded (to accept the adjustable race).

  • Removed the headset entirely now, should've really done that initially and saved the explanation!

    BB is being very stubborn, even with some leverage. That may be a LBS job.

    I'm now on the hunt for parts for the entire build. I'll make a separate post about this.