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    Angleset for Tallboy LTc

    What Cane Creek angleset do I need for my Tallboy LTc to slacken it 1.5 degrees? Do you buy a specific angle or is the headset adjustable through the range?
    If you have one are you happy with it?

    Thanks to those who can enlighten me!

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    The Cane Creek has some bad reviews so I avoided it and went with the Works 100mm EC44-EC49 1.5 angle set for my large TBLTc. Installation was easy and it has been the best mod I've done. The TBLT should've been spec'd at 68 degrees from the factory imo. 69.5 is too steep for an AM bike.

    Here's a link to the Works headset.

    Works Components 1 5 Degree EC44 -EC49 - Tapered Steerer Tube Headset

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    Thanks dkestar appreciate it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dkestar View Post
    The Cane Creek has some bad reviews so I avoided it and went with the Works 100mm EC44-EC49 1.5 angle set for my large TBLTc. Installation was easy and it has been the best mod I've done. The TBLT should've been spec'd at 68 degrees from the factory imo. 69.5 is too steep for an AM bike.

    Here's a link to the Works headset.

    Works Components 1 5 Degree EC44 -EC49 - Tapered Steerer Tube Headset

    Do I need the reducer option?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard View Post
    Do I need the reducer option?
    I didn't order it for my TBLTc size large. Not even sure what it is for - maybe if you have a straight 1 1/8 steerer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dkestar View Post
    I didn't order it for my TBLTc size large. Not even sure what it is for - maybe if you have a straight 1 1/8 steerer?
    Cool thanks again, I also have a large with a tapered steerer!

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    I've installed the WC -1.5 degree EC44-EC49 too. If your Fork is tapered, you don't need the reducer.
    Absolutely amazing upgrade for my TBLTc.The bike was amazing but now it's almost PERFECT!
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    Angleset for Tallboy LTc

    Thanks guys!
    I have ordered one!

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    Stupid question, but what headtube length set is required - Tallboy LTa Size L frame. Thanks!
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    Those of you who've installed a 1.5* reduction HS...how does your 68* HTA TB LTc ride? Any affects on techy climbs...flopping a lot at low speeds, or the front tire plowing around tight switchbacks? TIA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pau11y View Post
    Those of you who've installed a 1.5* reduction HS...how does your 68* HTA TB LTc ride? Any affects on techy climbs...flopping a lot at low speeds, or the front tire plowing around tight switchbacks? TIA.
    I had none of the issues you note. I found the slackened TBLT to be way more fun to ride, less twitchy at speeds and climbing was not negatively impacted. Now before my TBLT my 26er was 68 degrees so maybe getting the TBLT more in line with what I rode for years previous made me more comfortable. In any case at 69.5 I really did not enjoy it, at 68 I am and in the end that is what matters.

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    So with my crude math and geometry skills I wanted to see how a 1 degree Angleset (68.5) and a 150mm travel Pike would differ from stock. Assuming:
    Fox 34@140 a2c=553mm
    Pike@140 a2c=551mm
    Pike@150 a2c=561mm

    I get a wheelbase ~15mm or 0.6" longer and almost no difference in height at the handlebars, ~3mm. Any engineers care to confirm?

    So 1 degree slacker and 10mm more travel on the front with a slightly longer wheelbase and no change to the cockpit or bb height. Sounds perfect??? Am I missing something??? Unbalanced ride perhaps???

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    Would a TBLTa require a different angle set to the carbon?

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    Here is what I did with a Pike 150.

    Burgtec Titanium Offset Shock Hardware | Burgtec

    Slacked it out perfect!!

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