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I'm going to be needing either a 1.5 to 1 1/8 reducing or straight 1.5 headset shortly, and they all seem to be pretty heavy. Can anyone recommend something around the 100g mark or just over?
 

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I doubt you'd beat Canecreeks' DoubleXC2 flush (This)

I doubt the weight is quite as low as they claim, but I doubt you'll get a much lighter reducer headset.

Fwiw, the King devolution is probably getting on for twice the weight of this, but probably longer lasting (everyone knows the excellent record King have with headset longevity), the choice ultimately is all yours.
 

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Thanks for that. Does the flush v standard headset make much/any difference? I guess it will change the head angle, but is it really noticeable? On that note, it would just be the bottom stack hight that would have an effect wouldn't it?
 

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manamana said:
Thanks for that. Does the flush v standard headset make much/any difference? I guess it will change the head angle, but is it really noticeable? On that note, it would just be the bottom stack hight that would have an effect wouldn't it?
Functionally? No.

It bottom stack height will affect your head tube angle to some degree. The CC is 3.2mm, while the CK is 13.7mm, for a difference of 10.6mm. If you go by the 1"=1 degree rule of thumb, you're looking at roughly half a degree (.42) slacker head tube by going with the CK.
 

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I did a CK Devo HS on my prophet about a month ago and 100g's or so to me dosent matter for the quality I'm getting and besides you can get one of their spiffy "pretty and strong" pink units......; )
 

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yah but crappy.......
 
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