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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:38 pm 
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...just a quicky are tapered forks a standard size top and bottom? Can you just buy headset cups or do you need to get the whole headset?

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:04 pm 
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I think they're all 1.5" to 1 1/8". Headsets can be a bit of a mix 'n' match job depending on what you have/want and your headtube details.

Cane Creek have a handy utility for figuring out which of their headsets to use:

http://www.canecreek.com/headset-fit-finder

Hope this helps.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:12 pm 
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Having measured the headtube on the frame its 44mm top and 50mm bottom and the forks are 1 1/8" top of the steered and 1.5" bottom....


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:18 pm 
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Is that integrated, or semi-integrated?

http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-hel ... -standards

Is there a headset in there at the moment?

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:26 pm 
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Exeter Man wrote:
Is that integrated, or semi-integrated?

http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-hel ... -standards

Is there a headset in there at the moment?

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Your going to have to be patient with me I'm struggling to get my head round this! The frame has no headset or cups in it at the moment a 2012 Santa Cruz Highball Alu. The forks are Fox Float 29 Evolution series...they measure in mm 28.57mm at the top but 39.75mm at the bottom...

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:36 pm 
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pics of the headtube top and bottom


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:37 pm 
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And fork steerer...


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:41 pm 
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Now I'm no expert on this, but I've gone through a similar head scratching scenario with a frame I have kicking around. Based on what you've said, and the details and photographs here ........

http://www.santacruzbicycles.com/en/highball-alloy

........ I think that the OEM headset is a Cane Creek two-parter - 10.ZS44 top, and 10.EC49 bottom:

http://www.canecreek.com/products/headsets/ten

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:50 pm 
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Exeter Man wrote:
Now I'm no expert on this, but I've gone through a similar head scratching scenario with a frame I have kicking around. Based on what you've said, and the details and photographs here ........

http://www.santacruzbicycles.com/en/highball-alloy

........ I think that the OEM headset is a Cane Creek two-parter - 10.ZS44 top, and 10.EC49 bottom:

http://www.canecreek.com/products/headsets/ten

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Thanks for the help and that would fit the fox forks do you think?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 2:58 pm 
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44-50 looks like a ZeroStack-Traditional...see Page 9 of Cane Creek's OEM headset guide.

Also general, if a bit confusing, guidance with the Standard Headset Identification System (SHIS).

Should be able to find something out of the Cane Creek and Chris King Mix 'n' match approach.

All the best,


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