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Old 08-16-21, 02:51 AM
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What headset for cheap Chinese 29er frame?



I have this frame (pic taken from Aliexpress) that I scored in a trade with my LBS owner who got it from some guy who didn't end up using it.

Problem is, neither of us have any idea of what headset it needs for a straight 1 1/8 steerer tube.

Anyone seen one like it? Or know how I'd go about finding the correct headset for it?

Big tanks in advance for anyone who can shed some light on the matter.
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Old 08-16-21, 04:56 AM
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A bike shop owner can't figure out what headset to use in a frame? From the picture, I'd guess that is a 44mm head tube so any ZS44 headset for a 28.6 steerer will work for a straight 28.6 steerer fork. You would have to measure the inside diameter of the head tube to be sure. It should measure around 43.95mm, if it is a 44mm head tube.
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He's being a dick about it. But thank you! That's really helpful.
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The headset should be pretty standard. The trickier part MIGHT be finding a suspension fork with a straight head tube.

FWIW, I've got this headset for sale locally ($10 + shipping). Let me know if you're interested (it's new).

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I have a rigid fork with a straight steerer, so that's no problem. I'm in South Korea, and postage is covid-affected right now, but thanks for the offer.
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