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Old 06-28-06, 07:00 AM
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Integrated headset?

What is the difference between an integrated headset and a conventional threadless 1 1/8 type. Can a conventional fork be used with an integrated unit. I'm looking to upgrade to a lighter carbon fork but have an integrated headset in the present one.
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Old 06-28-06, 07:45 AM
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Both funtion as a thrust bearing system for the fork. Installation and service features differ, but the concept is the same.
Forks will interchange in terms of headset fit, but you will change the trail or height of the front end if you do not match specificaitons.

See
http://www.parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=68
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Old 06-28-06, 08:28 AM
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Thanks for the reply! Great info and website.
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