1 1/8" straight fork to tapered headset/tube adapter?

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Gabe
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by Gabe

I've got a tapered headtube and a 1 1/8" upper , 1 1/2" lower Alloy Heatset for it. can you link me what I need to use a straight steerer fork?

thanks.

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There's sometimes a buggy.
How many drivers does a buggy have?

One.

So let's just say I'm drivin' this buggy...
and if you fix your attitude you can ride along with me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GekiIMh4ZkM

Gabe
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bikerjulio wrote:Does this help?

http://wheelsmfg.com/headtube-reducer.html

hm, I guess that would work if I had a 1 1/8 headset. I already have a tapered headset though. is there anything else or do I have to get a new headset?

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Gabe wrote:
bikerjulio wrote:Does this help?

http://wheelsmfg.com/headtube-reducer.html

hm, I guess that would work if I had a 1 1/8 headset. I already have a tapered headset though. is there anything else or do I have to get a new headset?



Here you go.

http://www.jensonusa.com/FSA-Integrated ... ce-Reducer

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This should work for you. Cane Creek makes one too.

http://www.jensonusa.com/!qnKZzElThd43k ... ce-Reducer" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

*edit* WrecklessREX posted while I was typing. Sorry

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source for a good alternative in Europe:
http://www.on-one.co.uk/i/q/HSFRREDDSET ... _11_8_inch" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

another disadvantage for "problem solver" shim is that it will add almost 1sm HT height :(
weight concerned = good, weight obsessed = bad!

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thanks guys. does that fsa just slide onto the fork steerer? the one review for it on jenson said to make sure it supports the headset I will be using but I looked for it on the fsa website to find out what headsets are supported but I couldn't even find the product.

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Gabe wrote:thanks guys. does that fsa just slide onto the fork steerer? the one review for it on jenson said to make sure it supports the headset I will be using but I looked for it on the fsa website to find out what headsets are supported but I couldn't even find the product.

You just need to be sure that you're bearing diameter is the same as the FSA headset. Not much info on the jenson page.

What headset are you using? Try calling FSA for their input.

Gabe
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2002maniac wrote:
Gabe wrote:thanks guys. does that fsa just slide onto the fork steerer? the one review for it on jenson said to make sure it supports the headset I will be using but I looked for it on the fsa website to find out what headsets are supported but I couldn't even find the product.

You just need to be sure that you're bearing diameter is the same as the FSA headset. Not much info on the jenson page.

What headset are you using? Try calling FSA for their input.

the headset I'm using is a neco one thats coming with the chinese carbon 29er frame. I found out the cane creek adapter will work with it so thats on the way.

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by nrsnow

Gabe wrote:
2002maniac wrote:
Gabe wrote:thanks guys. does that fsa just slide onto the fork steerer? the one review for it on jenson said to make sure it supports the headset I will be using but I looked for it on the fsa website to find out what headsets are supported but I couldn't even find the product.

You just need to be sure that you're bearing diameter is the same as the FSA headset. Not much info on the jenson page.

What headset are you using? Try calling FSA for their input.

the headset I'm using is a neco one thats coming with the chinese carbon 29er frame. I found out the cane creek adapter will work with it so thats on the way.


Where did you find the cane creek adaptor?
Ridley Excalibur

Scott Spark LTD 8.15kg (retired)

Giant NRS (Retired)
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=104531

Gabe
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nrsnow wrote:
Gabe wrote:
2002maniac wrote:
Gabe wrote:thanks guys. does that fsa just slide onto the fork steerer? the one review for it on jenson said to make sure it supports the headset I will be using but I looked for it on the fsa website to find out what headsets are supported but I couldn't even find the product.

You just need to be sure that you're bearing diameter is the same as the FSA headset. Not much info on the jenson page.

What headset are you using? Try calling FSA for their input.

the headset I'm using is a neco one thats coming with the chinese carbon 29er frame. I found out the cane creek adapter will work with it so thats on the way.


Where did you find the cane creek adaptor?

http://www.competitivecyclist.com/za/CCY?PAGE=BUY_PRODUCT_STANDARD&PRODUCT.ID=8947&MODE=

the 40-series one works as well. for my headset thats coming with the china 29er frame, it needs to be the 52/30 size. competitive doesn't list the size but its suppose to be the 52/30, I ordered mine from bikerbob. other sites will usually list the size. theres 3 or 4 different sizes. let me know if you have more questions.

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For $10 I would definitely get the 110 version with the better seals.
For certain parts stiffer is more important than lighter.

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yourdaguy wrote:For $10 I would definitely get the 110 version with the better seals.

The 110 is also listed as Alloy so it is probably a bit lighter than the steel 40 version.

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2002maniac wrote:
yourdaguy wrote:For $10 I would definitely get the 110 version with the better seals.

The 110 is also listed as Alloy so it is probably a bit lighter than the steel 40 version.

the 110 is 39g, the 40 is 14g, according to competitive, says actual weight.

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