Angle adjust Headset to fit 1 1/8 forks

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Angle adjust Headset to fit 1 1/8 forks

Postby Nobby Nick » Sun Nov 18, 2012 20:17 pm

I,m trying to buy a angle adjust headset that fits a tapered headtube (44mm x 56mm) with a crown race to fit a 1,1/8 fork, I`ve had a look at Cane Creek and FSA offerings but no mention of 1,1/8 crown race availability,any ideas?

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Re: Angle adjust Headset to fit 1 1/8 forks

Postby cooldad » Sun Nov 18, 2012 20:46 pm

Not totally clear on what you want, but sounds like you are looking for a reducer headset that is also and angleset?
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Re: Angle adjust Headset to fit 1 1/8 forks

Postby allthegearnoidea » Sun Nov 18, 2012 21:25 pm

There's a canadian company called i9 I think it is that do pretty much what your asking for, was the first of the angle sets out if I remember correctly,i9 industries or i9 componants something like that, will fo and have a google and see if I can find it!
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Re: Angle adjust Headset to fit 1 1/8 forks

Postby allthegearnoidea » Sun Nov 18, 2012 21:33 pm

This isn't the one I was thinking of but came across it whilst looking
http://www.workscomponents.co.uk/
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Postby allthegearnoidea » Sun Nov 18, 2012 21:38 pm

I was close, K9industries!
http://www.k9industries.com/

There's a review on (too for them,
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Re: Angle adjust Headset to fit 1 1/8 forks

Postby cooldad » Sun Nov 18, 2012 22:00 pm

Good find, but £80 for a headset. Ouch. (Obviously I'm not a Hope/CK kind of guy.)
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Re: Angle adjust Headset to fit 1 1/8 forks

Postby Northwind » Mon Nov 19, 2012 01:31 am

Can recommend Works Components, got 2 of theirs in bikes at the moment. Not cheap but very effective- tbh I don't think I've bought a better upgrade.

Only downside is that they seem to go through top bearings relatively quick- I've a feeling water pools on top of the flat "cap" of the headset cup and soaks past the bearings, but that's really just a guess. Still, only headsets that I go through tops faster than bottoms (and they use quality Cane Creek bearings)
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Re: Angle adjust Headset to fit 1 1/8 forks

Postby RockmonkeySC » Mon Nov 19, 2012 13:04 pm

How about an offset bush in the rear suspension to drop the back end and slacken the head angle?

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Re: Angle adjust Headset to fit 1 1/8 forks

Postby paulneenan76 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 14:09 pm

I think On One have the works components 1 or 2 degree slack set hadsets on sale currently - I think it's what you mean anyway.
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