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Old 03-11-18, 11:57 AM
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Pictures speak volumes..

integrated headsets are 1 type, those with press in bearing holders .. another..

1& 1/8th " typically is the fork steerer outside diameter.. it may be threadless or threaded.. those use separate headset types..

I have a bike with each style .. of the 3..

do you own a digital caliper yet? then you can measure things..

there are now tapered steerers ... bigger at the bottom than the top, and there are tapered roller bearings ..

Bene Sugg; pick up a book on bike mechanics.. Lennard Zinn wrote separate books for road & MTB bikes


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