Steering Lock-Link Instructions

Steering Lock-link Instructions


Remove fasteners from bike frame and fork. I suggest the left hand side of bike because it’s where you commonly mount and dismount the bicycle.

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Install the ball stud in shift housing threaded hole on the bike frame. Note this is the quick-connect fitting.

Install the swivel ball fitting in fork frame braze-on threaded hole.

Note: use Loctite on the threads

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Install the QD fitting onto the ball stud and then measure distance between the two fittings

Add 1” to the dimension and cut all-thread (use file to clean up leading thread)

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Install all-thread into swivel, add jam nuts and thread on QD fitting. Clock QD fitting to mate with ball stud.

Measure distance between jam nuts.

Cut/ aluminum tube to measured dimension.

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Reassemble entire link with aluminum tube and confirm overall length.

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Mix JB Weld. Disassemble link and apply thin layer of epoxy to each area where there is a threaded connection

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Tighten jam nuts where aluminum tube does not spin

Thread QD fitting and clock the fitting to receive the ball fitting on the frame.

Let dry overnight.
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Install link stow snap onto the fork using double back tape and ty-wrap.

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Enjoy the steering lock link!

 

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