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Old 01-16-08, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by sp00ki View Post
i'm curious as to why you're going so budget on such an important component...
Huh? This is the one component you can easily skimp on. It's the least stressed, not part of the fixed gear drive train and even a $10 headset will do you well if you repack it/take care of it.

Another thing to keep in mind that if are doing a conversion, sometimes the fork steerer is cut so short that you can't put something like a 105 modern hs on it. The stack height is much more than the old shimano ones.

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