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Thread: New Headset

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    New Headset

    I have a generic Cane Creek zero stack headset on my Scott Aspect 55 and was wondering if it is worth it to upgrade the headset? Not sure what they really do or if it will improve anything. I thought that if I did not get a new headset, I would use the money for a 50mm stem of some sort. Right now I am rocking the Chromag OSX bars at 780mm uncut.

    Please let me know your thoughts.

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    You really will not be able to feel much, if any, difference with a new headset. The biggest benefit to the upgraded headsets you are taking about is longevity of the bearings. The money would be better spent on a new stem. Replace the headset when the bearings go bad.

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