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What is a zero stack headset?

Old 05-21-10, 08:37 PM
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What is a zero stack headset?

I am buying a Leader frame that takes a zero stack headset. What is that? And how does it differ from a normal headset. Are the cups built in..? excuse my ignorance..
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It's a integrated headset.On integrated headsets the cups sit inside the headtube,adding "zero" stackheight.
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can I use my current 1 1/8 carbon fork on a aluminum frame that requires a zero stack headset? ( I know it may sound ********, but, in theory...)
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Yes you can. You may have to change the Bottom cup that slides on the fork steer tube.
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