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Steel headset versus al versus TI

Old 08-24-07, 12:21 PM
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Steel headset versus al versus TI

I've been looking for a headset for a steel frame I'm having built, and ran across King in Steel, Ti, and AL.

The Steel one seems to be ideal for a SS 29er.

I'm wondering your informed opinions on this?

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Old 08-24-07, 12:39 PM
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As in the King steelset? Smells of overkill in this application.

And Ti headsets? Is the goal here mostly bling? (not that there's anything wrong with that)
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The aluminum one is bombproof enough

although, you can't argue with the realness of the steel one
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Originally Posted by ghettocruiser View Post
As in the King steelset? Smells of overkill in this application.

And Ti headsets? Is the goal here mostly bling? (not that there's anything wrong with that)
No, no bling. Just durability. It'll go on a 4" travel fork, on a steel frame, and I'm a heavy (220) person, and have been known to ride things simply into the ground.
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Originally Posted by Pete ***erlin View Post
"The aluminum one is bombproof enough"
You agree then?
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