Trek E2 headset - replacement?

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Trek E2 headset - replacement?

Postby lancashire_lad » Fri Aug 12, 2011 19:59 pm

The stock headset on my 2010 Ex8 has had it, FSA, E2, tapered. What replacements are available, the FSA standard seems hard to get hold of and hasn't lasted very long anyway. I'd like an upgrade but am not sure if the Hope Tapered Headset fits? Any thoughts out there?

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Postby HandjobDan » Fri Aug 12, 2011 20:39 pm

You need to either measure your headtube or find the specs foe it online for internal diameter to ensure that any tapered cups you fit are correct.

Superstar do a range of tapered headsets also much cheaper than the Hope ones and seem decent quality with the one I just received.

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Postby nicklouse » Fri Aug 12, 2011 21:28 pm

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Postby HandjobDan » Fri Aug 12, 2011 21:50 pm

That superstar one is the one I was talking about. I tried tonlook for the internal dimensions of te headtube but it seems Trek don't want you to know that!

£40 a winner feels smooth and comes with both crown races so you could fit a 1/18 steerer in future if you wanted to change forks and couldn't get a tapered one.


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