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    Headset Question

    I just bought a 2000 Bianchi Axis and need to have the headset replaced and the front fork installed. I'm planning on having my shop install the fork, headset, and bottom bracket. It has a 1 1/8 threadless headset. What is a good moderatly priced headset? What will I need to buy other than the headset to mount the fork? What about the FSA CX? Is the 1 1/8 measurment the only siging info I need to order? Thanks you your help!
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    I don't have any experience with the FSA CX headset, but I like the integrated brake hanger.

    I bought a Cane Creek S3 headset based on reading many positive reviews. I haven't put enough miles on it to say much first hand about it either. I haven't had any problems with it, but then again, I haven't had any problems with headsets on my other bikes either.

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    Senior Member bamacrazy's Avatar
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    Thanks for the advice. I ordered the Cane Creek S3 headset. Will it ship with all bearings and races needed for the fork install?
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    Yeah, it comes with all the bearings and races. It also includes a number of spacers, though depending on your set up you could need a few more of those. You will also probably need a front brake cable hanger like this:


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    Got one! Thanks...
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