DiaTech ABN-SBN Headset

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Diatech

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[May 13, 2000]
Lars Jacobsen
Cross Country Rider

OVERALL
RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
2
Strength:

Easy to install, but thats it

Weakness:

I got mine in may ´99 and I was run down by January ´00 - after under 1000 kms of easy riding. The cups were worn down og the bearing were gone too. Its still works though, but it is only a matter of time before it must go, I cannot tolerate crappy stuff on my bike :-)

I was looking to save a bit of cash when i bought it, but the bottom line is that its not worth it if i goes boink after half a year of easy riding. I am giving it 2 chilis in value because of the affordabillity, but only 1 in overall because of the fast wear. Will probably go for a FSA next time - but the throught of RaceFace and Chris King headsets is inviting...

Similar Products Used:

Different generic ones.

[Oct 18, 1999]
Dave Rynne
Cross-Country Rider

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
Strength:

Light, looks good, doesnt break

Weakness:

creaks a bit(barely audible)
A right pain to take apart

Absolulely reliable. It never let me down and it has survived a lot, unlike my mavic rims, and the weight is very competetive.
Tgh to take apart for maintenance though.

Similar Products Used:

Crappy generic sets

[Nov 03, 2002]
Dennis Whitelaw
Cross Country Rider

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

durability!
smooth
strong

Weakness:

seals could be better, the mud penetrates inside rather easily

don't know why others seam to dislike them. mine survived for over !!!!! 5 years. and i'm not a weekend worrior. i do up to 7000 miles a year. also i like big hits. but hade to do the proper maintance. they are only about to die now. why to spend much more for the cool King stuff when these are ok too? weird. i'll buy same ones if i they're still available on the secondary market

don't know how much they cost, but i definitely wonna give them a proper credit, therefore

Similar Products Used:

ritchey logic (sucks!), tioga - no better. some headshok on my new cannondale

[Nov 23, 1999]
Oliver Day
Weekend Warrior

OVERALL
RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
Strength:

Easy to strip and regrease
No star fangled nut

Weakness:

Threads

This headset is a piece of crap. I tried to take it apart, it went bang, and half the bloody threads stripped out. Also in about 3 months the bearings wore away to nothing. And it rocks.
Don't buy this lame attempt at an innovative headset, and get one from somebody who knows what they are doing. It doesn't even deserve 1 burning sh1t

Similar Products Used:

FSA
Ritchey Logic
Tioga
Modus

[Sep 01, 2002]
some one who uses it
Weekend Warrior

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
4
Strength:

cheapit would seam
still works after 20 months of use

Weakness:

came loose once
makes a funny sound
I it might have started rocking a bit (but could be the manitou magnum forks though

worked O.K for me until itcame loose and starteed rocking alot but tightend it up and itstill works after a few crashes will replace with F.S.A though

Similar Products Used:

ones on kids bikes

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