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Old 06-03-08, 01:58 AM   #1
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Headset options for a '72 Schwinn Sports Tourer

I have not yet gone to it with calipers.

I am wondering about stack issues, diameter issues with Schwinn's own dimensions. Has someone updated their headset on one of these?

Someone recommended http://cgi.ebay.com/Chris-King-Heads...2em118Q2el1247

Any ideas for options?
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Old 06-03-08, 03:21 AM   #2
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B-K,

Not the best picture, but I bought this Chris King headset from Aspire Velotech, and it works perfectly in my '72 Super Sport. If I remember correctly, it is the grip nut version. I don't know what the difference is. I have original headsets if you are interested.

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I had a machinist friend fabricate reducing bushings out of aluminum so now I can use any standard 1 inch headset.
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Old 06-03-08, 11:00 PM   #4
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Thanks for the pic- I've not seen your SS...

I have yet to commit to the $129 headset-

We'll see...

Wish there were more options- I have the original headset-

Also, a set of screws for the badge, that I do not have!
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