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    K9 cups in a Highline?

    Has anyone tried K9 angle reducing cups in a highline? I have a large 5" headtbe highline looking at K9's web site they should fit.
    I would switch from my current 1.5 totem to a Boxxer. This should slacken the bike a tad and lower the bb as well. Im a little apprehensive about the kit, how well stays put and alignment issues. It would be great to here about any first hand experience.

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    They should work fine in the HL as long as they make a 5" headtube specific version. Alignment is the installers job, but once they are installed I'd be really surprised if they ever moved. I've removed a lot of 1.5 headset reducer cups from frames and they are very difficult to get out. You have to hit them very hard with a big hammer.
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