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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 02-05-06, 08:26 AM   #1
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headsets

im looking to buy a 1" threaded. i dont have the $ to invest into anything like a chris king.
opinions? suggestions?
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Old 02-05-06, 08:34 AM   #2
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Alfred E. Bike and Loose Screws both have options for a decent headset for under $30.
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Old 02-05-06, 08:47 AM   #3
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Are you looking for a threaded or threadless headset? You can probably find threaded or threadless Campagnolo Chorus for less than $50 or a threaded Shimano 105 in the $30 range. Both decent headsets.
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Old 02-05-06, 09:26 AM   #4
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just get the FSA 1" threaded from IRO for $20. you'll never notice the difference.
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I second the Campy Chorus.
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I saw several used Dura Ace 1" threaded pretty cheap on ebay, heck I picked mine up for ten dollars.
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my (threadless OMAS) headset is old & gummed up. i bought it with my frame used. i know absolutely nothing about headsets, and am pondering two choices: buy a new headset, or; clean up the OMAS. i am not a (competitive) track rider, however i ride pretty seriously through the streets of nyc (100mi/week). if i am to purchase a new headset, is there any reason to drop the $'s on a really good one?
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