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    Stack height recommendations (Hope v Chris King)? Need to drop...

    Basically looking to drop abit of height and wondered whats the difference between the Hope (standard) and Chris King?

    Is there anything out there with a low(er) stack height that I could consider?

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    If you are talking about a standard external 1 1/8" headset, the Crank Brothers Opium is worth considering. This is way lower than CK.

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    Hmmmm that was the one I came upon- then I read the reviews.

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    Its a zero-degree Thomson X4

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    I might be stating the obvious here but did you invert your stem first?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Horacek View Post
    Hmmmm that was the one I came upon- then I read the reviews.
    Yup and I can attest to that - avoid the Opium at all costs unless you like headset knocking. I've given up any semblence of hope for CB products in general - all junk if you ask me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PissedOffCil View Post
    I might be stating the obvious here but did you invert your stem first?
    Agreed. Or a stem with more drop, flatbar, even a flipped riserbar.

    A different headset is only going to get you 8-10mm.
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