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    Recomended headset cup depth

    I have a Intense Socom and currently there is a FSA Orbit Z1.5R headset in it.
    http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...?ModelID=10125
    It only has a depth of 10mm so I am a bit worried if this will ovalize my headtube because most other headsets are between 15 and 25mm deep.

    But on CRC there is a remark with the Sunline reducer headset: This headset is not suitable for use with Intense 1.5 frames as Intense recomends using a headset with an insertion depth of 10mm max.
    http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...?ModelID=19279

    So do I need to be worried or is there no problem?

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    Max depth is 20mm in the 1.5 head tubes on the Intense frames. For example- a Chris King head set has a depth of 19mm on the cups. We've installed plenty of these and never had an issue on the Intense frames.
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    Quote Originally Posted by djamgils
    http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...?ModelID=19279

    So do I need to be worried or is there no problem?

    I would be more worried about buying the headset for the complaints about it than the insertion depth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salami
    I would be more worried about buying the headset for the complaints about it than the insertion depth.
    I was just linking that headset because of the Note regarding maximum cup depth.

    I am aware that deeper cups do fit.
    I bought the FSA because CRC didnt have anything else in stock. But now I am a bit worried if the cup depth is not enough and it will damage the headtube eventualy.

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