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PostPosted: Sun Nov 18, 2007 3:53 pm 
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Anyone know a good source (for a UK buyer) of light conical carbon headset spacers - the ones that go just above the headset and start off wide then taper to normal spacer width? I need to have a reasonable amount of steerer showing on a bike and want ti to look better than just having those thin spacers all the way upto the stem.
I know Campag do a nice TTC headset but this bike has a Cane Creek compatible headset.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 18, 2007 4:05 pm 
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I know Ritchey do some alloy ones like that but I've not seen any carbon ones like that.

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scott delivers them in 10, 15, 20 mm made out of carbon.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 18, 2007 9:19 pm 
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rsmith wrote:
Anyone know a good source (for a UK buyer) of light conical carbon headset spacers

Controltech Comp TS Carbon Spacer 25 mm (8 g) and 35 mm (10 g)
"Super light carbon fiber tapered spacer": http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=19638

25 mm: http://www.controltechbikes.com/sec-8/p ... SS_04.aspx

35 mm: http://www.controltechbikes.com/sec-8/p ... SS_05.aspx

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 18, 2007 9:28 pm 
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Not cheap but just the job :D thanks all!


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 1:08 pm 
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I have one of these just arrived today ...

does it just replace top part of the headset ...as its just plain carbon inside..??

i want to use it on an FSA headset on my TCR ..

thnks in advance

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 1:27 pm 
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I have an FSA carbon tapered top cover off an Ahead, not sure it will fit it didnt fit my Team Machine


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cheers...just looking at it i am not sure either...wil have to dismantle headset when i get in ...

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:52 pm 
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I dug this thread out, cos my question/search is exactly the same, almost...
I'm after carbon tapered/conical headset spacer for FSA Orbit which has OD 45mm.
You can find these kind of spacers with variety of heights (mainly on the ebay) but they come with OD 46-47mm.
I'd like to replace original FSA 16mm 20g spacer.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:07 pm 
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Hi,

Pretty certain I must have one of those in a box somewhere. Made by PRO.
It fits the FSA Orbit as that's what I bought it for. The spacer is in mint condition.
PM me and I'll dig it up for you. 8)

Ciao, ;)

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