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    headset choice

    i need a new headset for my bike which is for dirt jumping. it needs to be cheap but im not sure if i can ride a cheap non specfic headset and it be alrite im a newbie rider so i don't ride that hard or big so im not sure any oldies advice.

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    FSA Pig. cheap, not too much of a tank, and burly. did i mention cheap for what you get? i'll likely outlast the frame, if you install it well, and take care of it.
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    Well, when i had to use that type of headset i was very fond of Cane creek S-2. I think for what you get its a fantastic product, you do have to check for water because it can rust.

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    For Dirt Jumping???


    FSA PIG!

    The Cane Creek will be destroyed in short order!
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    i dont know i never had a problem

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    Quote Originally Posted by a2psyklnut
    For Dirt Jumping???


    FSA PIG!

    The Cane Creek will be destroyed in short order!
    Depends on the cane creek, I'm using one and it's holding up nicely.
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    I killed my S-2 in about 4 months. Destroyed the bottom cartridge bearing.
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    I have a cane creek on my hardrock, been runing it for a year now with no problems....

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    And ive also got an FSA the Pig DH headset on my DMR and it seems super strong aswell...

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    CK.

    Nuff Said..


    If you can't get that, FSA Pig will suffice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scrublover
    FSA Pig. cheap, not too much of a tank, and burly. did i mention cheap for what you get? i'll likely outlast the frame, if you install it well, and take care of it.
    Ditto...I run this headset on all my bikes.

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    Chris King headsets are the best but they are expensive, I want one
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hopper
    Chris King headsets are the best but they are expensive, I want one
    I MIGHT put a King Steelset on a DJ bike, but I'd NEVER put a standard King on a DJ'er. No way. My first choice for a DJ bike has to be the FSA PIG. Cheap and durable. Heck I was going to put one on the commuter rig just for fun.


    I run a King on my trail bike, but it'll never see the level of abuse that a DJ bike would put on it

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    fsa pig dh. awesome headset, its all sealed so no worry about getting it dirty when installing it or putting a different work on and what not. when my cane creek goes on my stinky, im going to replace it with pig dh like on my azonic

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