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Old 05-14-07, 04:35 PM   #1
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Head tubes and headsets

Another question..... Are there any specific requirements regarding the diameter of the headtube as to whether i can install an integrated, semi-integrated etc headset?

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Old 05-14-07, 08:02 PM   #2
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Yes, there are specific requirements (but I don't know them off the top of my head). You might want to check ceeway.com and see what kind of cutters they offer.
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Here's a link to Park Tool's headset specifications: Conventional Threadless Headsets.

Integrated headsets require a bevel/lip or various other ledges on the inside of the headtube to hold the bearings. The trend has been to replace integrated headsets with more standardized threadless headsets.
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