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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:02 am 
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Greetings,
According to spec, my frame's head tube size is 1 1/8" and 1 1/2".

Does it mean that I cannot get the headset with just 1 1/8"?
I must get the headset with 1 1/8" and 1 1/2"?

Just a little confused. :oops:


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:47 am 
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There is more than one 1 1/8" and 1 1/2" standard. Simply if headsets confuse you take it to an LBS and they will do what I do get out a vernier and measure the important dimensions and consult the FSA or cane Creek chart and select the appropriate headset bearings.

Other wise consult this http://www.canecreek.com/resources/prod ... -rev-e.pdf

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:19 am 
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Thank you for the information. :D


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:49 pm 
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Obtaining a technical drawing of your frame helps with the selection of headsets no end - saves the measuring. Or ask what existing owners of your type of frame are using. I like the FSA website info more than the Cane Creek selector.


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