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  1. #1
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    1" headset means head tube is also 1"

    Hi. I'm selling a 1996 Cannondale M200 SE 16" frame. It has a 1" Tange-Seiki SE-II headset. Does that mean the head tube size is also 1"? Thanks

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    No, it does not. It means that the steerer tube is 1" in diameter. The steerer is the part the stem goes into.

    occasional cyclist

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    It means that the headtube size is... Whatever size a 1" headset and 1" fork fit into. You cannot put a 1 1/8" fork/ headset in that frame, if that is what you are asking.

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