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Old 08-17-16, 10:16 AM
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Longest headset spacers?

Finishing a build of my wife's touring bike and had to use a number of spacers. would like to clean it up a bit and use fewer. What are the longest spacers available? I found 20mm.
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Wolftooth sells up to 30mm

Precision Headset Spacers ? wolftoothcomponents.com
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Wheels Manufacturing sells headset spacers in sizes up to 40 mm.
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I've found some plastic pipe of the right dimension which I used to cut my own spacers with. Probably in the 40-50 mm range.
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Cane creek Interlocking spacers stack by tongue and groove to act as One..

and of course a Frame Builder can make a spacer from the right kind of tubing

to what ever length you need ..

I am replacing the steering Mast on my Bike Friday with Custom Parts , I'm using that approach.

Foot long Spacers..




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40 mm.
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Originally Posted by SkyDog75 View Post
Wheels Manufacturing sells headset spacers in sizes up to 40 mm.

Yes they do. And they have a very nice finish. I needed 27.5 mms and didn't want a mix and match stack so I got a Wheel's 40mm and milled it down. One spacer, cleaner look.

Yes, I know, I have a problem.
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