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Cane Creek 100 Headset Threaded 1″

cane creek 100 headset threaded 1   Cane Creek 100 Headset Threaded 1

Innovation is one of Cane Creek’s visions in every product they produce. With a track record of creating products that have changed the face of bike components, Cane Creek continues to foster its mission to bring quality and performance in every new item.

Having accomplished the threadless headset technology, it is only proper that Cane Creek introduce the 100.TD 1” headset. The headset is made of premium headset alloy 7075 T-6 which gives both aesthetic and durable qualities you would want in a threadless headset. Other headsets are made up of the softer version of the alloy, the 6061. Top and bottom bearings are made up of Split-Lip Black Oxide ACB and weighs in at 93 grams.

The Cane Creek logo is etched on the 100.TD 1” together with other company marks. It has keywashers that can adjust to your threaded steerers. It is compatible with both keyed and non-keyed types. The…

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Cane Creek 44mm Headset Solution

cane creek 44mm headset solution   Cane Creek 44mm Headset Solution

Cane Creek sought to find a headset solution that will allow use of a tapered steerer fork in a standard ZeroStack. A humble custom frame builder from Portland, Oregon named Sean Chaney, approached Cane Creek with a simple yet brilliant headset idea.

Chaney came to David Turner, owner of Turner Bicycles with his idea. He asked advice as to who would be interested to become partners with him and work his idea from paper to something tangible. Turner thought of Cane Creek, being one of the companies who are willing to take risks and encourage innovative ideas.

They approached Josh Coaplen, director of research and development in Cane Creek. Coaplen was impressed by Chaney’s solution. “The headset bottom is simply a 1.5-inch traditional with a 44 millimeter diameter insertion sleeve that fits a frame using the ZeroStack standard.”, he said. Coaplen also expressed his excitement over the idea because it can…

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Cane Creek Easy Fit Headset

cane creek easy fit headset   Cane Creek Easy Fit Headset

The maker of quality cycling parts, Cane Creek launches the first online headset finder. The site aims to assist you on finding the perfect fit for your bike and the headset. Due to the varied 20 conversion headset configurations, with integrated and semi-integrated standards, this can get confusing to any buyer. Headsetfitfinder.com has a simplified and organized process that can help you easily find the ideal headset for your ride.

The entire search is easy to do. You just need to type in the bike’s make, model and year. You also have to choose if you are using a stock fork or not. After doing all of this, you just click on the “Next” button and then you will be given the ideal headset(s) for you.

If you have no idea what your bike’s make, model and year is, there is an option wherein you can choose…

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FSA Orbit MX Headset 2010 New Colors

fsa orbit mx headset 2010 new colors   FSA Orbit MX Headset 2010 New Colors

For 2010, the FSA Orbit MX Headset has only cosmetic changes, but still features the same aesthetics like 36 angular contact bearings, and forged CNC machined 6061 T6 aluminum cups, so in the end you have a light and smooth headset. 2010 FSA Orbit MX Headset comes in blue, gold, green, gun metal, black, red and white. Lastly, you automatically receive a 2 year warranty upon purchasing. Expect to spend about $75 USD.

Via Bike Radar.

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