58 degree head tube angle. Is that too slack?

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58 degree head tube angle. Is that too slack?
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Posted: Jul 10, 2020 at 5:47 Quote
Hello guys,

I just finished my mullet setup on my bike.
I did use 1 of those phone apps to measure my headtube angle, it's around 58.6ish.

So roughly I have a 58-59 degree headtube angle.
Is this too slack that can make my frame snap?

Little worried.

Posted: Jul 10, 2020 at 8:17 Quote
Only one way to find out!

Posted: Jul 10, 2020 at 13:10 Quote
To slack, get an Angleset to go back 2 degree

Posted: Jul 10, 2020 at 13:28 Quote
If you are riding SERIOUSLY steep downhill, then maybe. But it may even be to slack for that.

Posted: Jul 10, 2020 at 13:36 Quote
that's approaching grim donut numbers. Could be hella rad until huck to flat and then it's suddenly not.

Posted: Jul 10, 2020 at 14:36 Quote
I would be concerned about too much stress on the head tube myself

Posted: Jul 10, 2020 at 16:47 Quote
xMARTINx wrote:
To slack, get an Angleset to go back 2 degree

Luckily my bike came with adjustable headset cups.
I will put the + 2 degree inside. Thanks for the advice.

Posted: Jul 10, 2020 at 16:56 Quote
Tripmo wrote:
xMARTINx wrote:
To slack, get an Angleset to go back 2 degree

Luckily my bike came with adjustable headset cups.
I will put the - 2 degree inside. Thanks for the advice.

What bike?

Posted: Jul 10, 2020 at 17:14 Quote
benbenbeast wrote:
Tripmo wrote:
xMARTINx wrote:
To slack, get an Angleset to go back 2 degree

Luckily my bike came with adjustable headset cups.
I will put the - 2 degree inside. Thanks for the advice.

What bike?

My Gambler came with a -/+1 degree cup and a -/+ 2 degree cup, and the 0 degree cup was installed in it.

Posted: Jul 10, 2020 at 21:45 Quote
Tripmo wrote:
xMARTINx wrote:
To slack, get an Angleset to go back 2 degree

Luckily my bike came with adjustable headset cups.
I will put the + 2 degree inside. Thanks for the advice.
I made the same build, Nicolai G19 with the bigger front wheel, for Highspeed Downhill are 59/60 degree angle are okay, but going back to 61,5 are much netter. Actually i'm testing with 62,5...works really good

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