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Old 07-09-05, 05:15 PM   #1
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headsets

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dont type n e thing except a brand and model

what is a good headset? no real price limit but dont want n e thing two expensive. sealed.
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Old 07-09-05, 05:21 PM   #2
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Just get a Solid, it's unsealed, but you'll never have to replace it and it very, very requires maintenence. If you want one, though, you'll have to go through Albes or Empire.
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no mindless babble
dont type n e thing except a brand and model

what is a good headset? no real price limit but dont want n e thing two expensive. sealed.
Chris King. Accept no substitutes.
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Old 07-09-05, 05:45 PM   #4
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Bah. The King is overrated and overpriced; I broke one in two months of use last year, and I wasn't running it too tight or too loose, and didn't do any particularily hard nosestacks, either.
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FSA Pig,Sealed, Best Headset.
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Old 07-09-05, 05:58 PM   #6
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Bah. The King is overrated and overpriced; I broke one in two months of use last year, and I wasn't running it too tight or too loose, and didn't do any particularily hard nosestacks, either.
Good to know. I'm running FSA Impact (integrated) on one bike, janky old unsealed Dia-Compe on the other and I was thinking about upgrading it.

But King headsets come in so many pretty colors!
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Old 07-09-05, 06:39 PM   #7
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FSA Pig. Get the DH Pro if you want to set it and forget it. Oversized, sealed angular contact bearings. Burly goodness. Or the regular Pig if you just want bigger balls than everyone else.

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i think im going with the fsa dh pro pig sealed headset
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FSA is super cheap...the FSA PIG unsealed is like $18 something @ Ables..
but id save up for the Solid like Beerman said...

also i think that you can buy the Solid headset from Dans too.
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I think the FSA DEEP CUP PIG HEADSET (Sealed)is The Best for it's prices. It is Designed to help eliminate ovalized headtubes & shifting cups. The Deep Cup features 22mm of insertion, compared to 12mm for a typical headset. Sealed bearings keep everything smooth.
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Old 07-16-05, 05:43 PM   #12
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I suppose cut and paste is better than most of the nonsense we see here. And he agrees with me on the FSA. I guess not all noobs are knobs.
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I think I'mma put Campy Record on the flatland bike when it's time to replace it.
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I think the FSA DEEP CUP PIG HEADSET (Sealed)is The Best for it's prices. It is Designed to help eliminate ovalized headtubes & shifting cups. The Deep Cup features 22mm of insertion, compared to 12mm for a typical headset. Sealed bearings keep everything smooth.

wow. your either a spokesperson for them or you are damn good at "copy" "pasting" off of Dans Comp...


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Copy/paste is not really a difficult thing to master. The hard sell would have been to include a link. He's just a noob that isn't annoying.
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The Solid is by far the best. And don't sweat the unsealed part, that's what old inner tubes are for.
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Chris King . . . have used it on 2 of our tandems.
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don't sweat the unsealed part, that's what old inner tubes are for.
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no im not sure how much it cost but if its 20 or over save up for a fsa sealed or soli
d.....im replying to my own thread
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Cut a 2 cm ring off an old innertube and slip it over the cup, it'll keep out most of the crud.
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JUST BUY A ****ING SOLID HEADSET.



"headset: Solid, simply the ****ing best" -Joe Rich...
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gyro? or no
solid is the best
kings are ok but$$$$$$$$$$$$
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i have a king on 1 and a pig DH with a primo lower cup!!
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