• Just tightening a little further to secure it. I understand that since the stem is secured in place then adding a bit of load to the top cap afterwards shouldn't interfere with the headset tightness?
    From memory i haven't overly tightened it, but i guess that could be a potential issue?

  • it shouldn't affect the headset tightness but its also pointless, and your just adding extra load to the star nut, or fucking the threads on the bolt.
    Some people remove this cap completely after tightening the stem to save weight!
    once you've added the preload and tightened the stem bolts i'd just leave it well alone.

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