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    New question here. swapping lefty, what headset needed?

    I saw some nice photos in the posts of a prophet with a fox fork. I'm curious because I may want to put a PIKE on my Prophet someday.

    My question is: what headset reduces the Lefty head tube to the traditional 1/18"?

    I know Cane creek makes a 1.5 reducer (which I run on my Gemini), but isn't the Lefty really 1.57 (or some weird size like that)?

    Thanks in advance........

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    I think you need something like an FSA Orbit Xtreme Pro - 1.5R headset, for use when using 1 1/8" forks with 1.5" frames.

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    i believe the gemini and prophet have the same headtube size, therefore can run the same headsets.

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    Gemini, Prophet, anything One point Five, Super V, F whatever, they are all the same, and have been forever. The only change in Cannondales is that the One Point Five press depth is deeper than standard, and Cannondale adopted that depth about 3 years ago coincidentally, when One Point Five came on the scene. So... use whatever fork you want, just know that your headtube is One Point Five, and any designated fork will work, or any 1 1/8 fork with the appropriate adapter cups, or adapter headset as mentioned above. Ride on!

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    I use a Cane Creek Double XC. I have had it 2 years with no problems.

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