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    2011- Headsets - but which/what choices and best?

    Confused alittle. I've read through the 5spot builds thread but I'm still not sure which one to go for.

    Help!

    Ideally I'd like a bottom cup thats sealed as I ride in an area notorious for gritstone and atrocious/harsh weather conditions in winter.

    Not my pic but the area


    I'm alongtime (and happy) Chris King fan and my 1 1/8 bottom cup is still smooth after 7yrs and zero maintainance but is there anything 'cheaper' but still sealed that I should consider? (Here in the UK its circa $180-200 for a King headset).

    Links would be great to help me upto speed and/or avoid misordering!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Horacek View Post
    Confused alittle. I've read through the 5spot builds thread but I'm still not sure which one to go for.

    Help!

    Ideally I'd like a bottom cup thats sealed as I ride in an area notorious for gritstone and atrocious/harsh weather conditions in winter.

    Not my pic but the area


    I'm alongtime (and happy) Chris King fan and my 1 1/8 bottom cup is still smooth after 7yrs and zero maintainance but is there anything 'cheaper' but still sealed that I should consider? (Here in the UK its circa $180-200 for a King headset).

    Links would be great to help me upto speed and/or avoid misordering!

    Interested in this thread. Just ordered a spot and want to use my Nixon 160 on it (a 1 and 1/8 fork).

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    Rolling on 29", 650b, 8.3" and 23mm

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    Ok......I've just ordered a Hope pick n mix headset combo.

    Top Cup option 2

    Bottom Cup option B

    The 2011 internal diameter is 44mm.

    There is a standard integrated Hope headset option that'll work (as above) 'apparently'

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