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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 11:59 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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OK, building up my first bike from scratch and have encountered an issue with buying the right kind of headset, as in I have no idea what type is needed. So can you give me some pointers.

Thanks

oh, the fork is a suntour XCR 1 1/8 threadless and the frame is a dirty Jo semi creme


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 12:27 am 
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any 1 1/8 aheadset will do .

if you havent got the proper tool , ask your lbs to fit it .


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yes as long as it has 'external' cups. (that sit outside of the frame) not integrated or semi integrated or integral ;)


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 10:54 am 
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Thanks for the replies. A big help.

Now have the correct headset on order. :D


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no problem

what did you go for?


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 04, 2011 1:30 am 
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something by cane creek with external cups


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