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    crown race questions

    Are crown races generic, i.e. do I need to get one that matches my headset? And can I even get them through the mail or would my lbs have them? I hope and expect that they could order them.
    Thanks a bunch

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    You need a crown race that matches your headset. They aren't hard to find. You should be able to get one online, or your LBS should be able to order one for you.

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    If the crown race is bad, I would just get a complete headset. They run about what, $20-25+ for the whole thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by San Rensho
    If the crown race is bad, I would just get a complete headset. They run about what, $20-25+ for the whole thing.
    I agree. Unless you have some extremely expensive headset currently...
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    Quote Originally Posted by probable556
    I agree. Unless you have some extremely expensive headset currently...
    In that case, the maker (Cris King I presume) will be delighted to sell you the proper crown race.

    And, to the OP: Yes crown races are specific to the make and model of headset. They are not generic.

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