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Headset Question
#1
HI My name is Ryan and i own a specialized demo 7 with a 1-1/2 head set and i have a pair of 2009 888 and the steer tube is 1-1/8 what kind of headset could i use
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#2
You need a 1.5" reducer headset: http://www.google.com/#hl=en&sugexp=les%3B&cp=19&gs_id=3&xhr=t&q=1.5+reducer+headset&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbo=u&tbm=shop&source=og&sa=N&tab=wf&ei=A8RRUKK-Juan0AW13oCICg&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&fp=860fdf87d8bd8bf1&biw=1545&bih=1062
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#3
(09-13-2012, 07:32 AM)xerxes Wrote:  You need a 1.5" reducer headset: http://www.google.com/#hl=en&sugexp=les%3B&cp=19&gs_id=3&xhr=t&q=1.5+reducer+headset&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbo=u&tbm=shop&source=og&sa=N&tab=wf&ei=A8RRUKK-Juan0AW13oCICg&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&fp=860fdf87d8bd8bf1&biw=1545&bih=1062

learn something new everyday - i did not know there were 1.5" headsets !
and those reducers are pricey !!
Nigel
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#4
Quote:learn something new everyday - i did not know there were 1.5" headsets ! and those reducers are pricey !!

There's been something of an explosion of different headset types and sizes over the past few years making it really confusing. :S

http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/headset-standards
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