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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:10 pm 
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I do believe you can get these, if so can anyone tell me where from or if they have one. I have a threaded headset but need an ahead, so to save me a few quid at this time a converter would be great!

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:12 pm 
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Isaac_AG wrote:
I do believe you can get these, if so can anyone tell me where from or if they have one. I have a threaded headset but need an ahead, so to save me a few quid at this time a converter would be great!

Thanks

Alison


Call evolution (think they're still the uk importers). They can supplu new 'top parts' which will allow you to convert a aheadset to threaded and vice versa. It isn't that cheap to do - you might be better flogging your old headset and buying new.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:20 pm 
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selling isn't an option....Shhhh!!! it's my husbands headset from his P7 I'm thinking of pinching :lol: so it's either convert or just get a new one

Alison


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:43 pm 
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Depends if you want the topcap and washer or not. £16 or £30
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 10:02 pm 
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aspirevelotech on ebay.com would be cheaper. no need to get a new headset
do you need 1 1/8 threaded? If so I've got a spare 1 1/8 threaded king gripnut (not 2nut), pristine in blk. PM me if interested


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 12:51 am 
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from the title it sounds like you have a CK inch threaded and want to convert to CK inch threadless?

i did this a number of years ago, basically the CK kit just comes with a new top cap/bolt/starnut and a new bearing cap for the headset to replace the integrated threaded bearing cap/nut.

all you really need is the bearing cap and top cap - these are US$18 and US$10 respectively from www.speedgoat.com - your local shop should be able to sort you out a bolt and starnut.

i'd also second the recommendation for aspire velotech they've never let me down.

bear in mind that unless you have a source for an inch threadless stem, you may end up needing to go to a 1 1/8 threadless stem on your new threadless steup - in which case don't forget to buy a top cap in the 1 1/8 size flag the inch topcap it won't work for you.


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95bonty wrote:
from the title it sounds like you have a CK inch threaded and want to convert to CK inch threadless?


Yes, that's right

95bonty wrote:
all you really need is the bearing cap and top cap - these are US$18 and US$10 respectively from www.speedgoat.com - your local shop should be able to sort you out a bolt and starnut.

i'd also second the recommendation for aspire velotech they've never let me down.


I think it looks like just buying a new headset from aspire velotech is the best option

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Alison


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 12:28 pm 
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this is a ti 1, alu would be about half this price (which is a whole lot cheaper than a new headset!)
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Chris-King-1-inch ... dZViewItem
mail them direct & ask for the conversion kit. I've bought all manner of king stuff off them even if its not directly for sale in their ebay shop.
over 8000feedback with 1 negative in pretty impressive :)


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 12:31 pm 
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Good plan scant, I think I will ask and see if he can help

Alison


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:32 pm 
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Are you looking to swap your threaded top cap bits for the ahead version cos if you are I have a 1" ahead topcap assembly in silver and need the same in threaded


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