At 02:12 PM 01/02/2008 -0800, David Snyder wrote:
>Re: Difficulty riding hands-off:
>I'd have to nominate overtight headset bearings as one of the 2 (along with
>alignment) most common causes, followed by brinneled bearings, geometry and
>a tilted-down and/or too-far-foreward saddle.
Have to agree on the tight headset. I found the steering was "indexed" on one of my bikes, but it only became noticable with the wheel removed. I just loosened it off one flat and it was cured. Previously the bike just wouldn't steer hands-off and wanted to go off one way or the other.