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Old 04-12-11, 09:43 PM   #1
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Tange Professional

Anyone familiar with the Tange Professional headsets of yore???

Worth a premium over a current production Tange Levin CDS or LV-1500 (alloy)?

Trying to decide on a headset for the Spectrum I picked up...thinking a black Professional or maybe another black Stronglight...???

I have a black Tange Levin already sitting here as well.
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I used a Ritchey Pro Logic (in black) on my Grand Course and am very pleased with it.
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I really love my vintage Tange Falcon. I assume the Professional is amazing, too.
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I just put a Levin CDS on the Opus IV, mostly because it came with a Sante' headset missing parts and the stack height is miniscule (32.5 for the Sante', 33.4 for the Levin CDS...really limited my options). I really like it for the money...finished nicely, grease guards, and just kinda goes fine on any bike.
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The problem is to find one, they are super expensive and hard to find. Would love to get one but at that price is better go CK or something.
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It's a bummer...because if you look on Tange Seiki's site...The make the LV-1500, Vantage, and Vantage DL all in black alloy...hell, the DL can be had in titanium finish as well (would look nice with my century gruppo I bet!). Here in the US, it's LV-1500 silver alloy only or black steel Levin CDS.

Anyone have a Japan or China connection??

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The problem is to find one, they are super expensive and hard to find. Would love to get one but at that price is better go CK or something.
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