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    Headset

    How do i know what size headset to get for my bike

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    Do you know make/model/year?
    If not can you share some pictures?
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    Measure it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
    Do you know make/model/year?
    If not can you share some pictures?
    I agree. is it threaded or threadless?
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    To answer the OPs question. There are lots of specs involved, but start by sorting out the basics.

    Threaded or unthreaded style
    If threaded, what thread
    Fork steerer diameter 1", 1-1/8" or other

    I suggest you read a bit about the various headset types here to start on the process on figuring our what you need, or at least how to describe what you have now.

    If you have a typical threadless headset in 1-1/8" life is easier because there are fewer permutations, and 99% are the same.
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