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    Right headset for Krampus frame?

    Got my Krampus frame yesterday and now I'm looking for the right headset.

    Steering tube inner diameter is 44 mm, fork tube has 1 1/8" alias 28,6 mm.

    Stock Krampus has a Canecreek 40 series for 44 and so I looked at the cancreek website:

    40-Series

    So which of these will fit? Best for me would be a very tall headset because I want a higher handlebar and don't want so much ugly spacers.

    The value of 44 is clear. But why is there the number 40? The fork tube has 28,6 - I cannot see a number 40 here

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    The number 40 refers to the model/series of headset.

    They have a 10 series, 40 series, and 110 series.

    15mm stack height is the most you can get.
    Oh noes. I'm going to drink the Kool-Aid.

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    My thinking when I built my KRAMPUS was that I wanted something bullet proof,
    I went with a


    Nukeproof Warhead 44IESS Headset Features:
    •Angular Contact Bearings
    •Hard Anodised Finish
    •Alloy Crown Race
    •Taper locking top race

    Specifications:
    •1-1/8" straight steerer fork in 44mm dia headtube
    •Internal top cup and external bottom cup
    •Headtube: 44mm ID
    •Top Cup Type / Depth: Internal 8.5mm
    •Bottom Cup Type / Depth: External 20mm
    •Stack Height: 20.9mm
    •S.H.I.S. Top Cup / Bottom Cup: ZS44/28.6 - EC44/30
    •Weight: 128g

    It's been flawless

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    I bought Cane Creek 40.ZS44 Short Complete Zero Stack 1 1/8" Threadless Headset.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 4

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