Re: [CR]Headset:Road to Track Conversion?

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Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 10:24:14 -0800
From: "Jim Allen" <jimallen@nctimes.net>
To: Tom Dalton <tom_s_dalton@yahoo.com>
Cc: nickzz@mindspring.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Headset:Road to Track Conversion?
References: <20020125152158.99582.qmail@web10903.mail.yahoo.com>


If I recall correctly, Pista Stack Height: 35mm Record Stack Height: 39mm

Later, Jim

Tom Dalton wrote:
> In short, with headsets, all compatiblity
> considerations applicable to road bikes apply to track
> bikes, and nothing more.
>
> The headtube ID and fork crown OD are the same for
> Campy road and track headsets. However, I believe the
> stack height is lower for NR track headsets, so if the
> fork is already cut, it may be too short for road. Of
> course stack height is always a consideration when
> switching headeset models on bike with a fork that has
> already been cut.
>
> Naturally the steerer must be threaded the same as the
> headset, although English and Italian are
> interchangable. Just look out for French! Again,
> thread compatability is a consideration that is not
> unique to track bikes.
>
> Tom Dalton
>
> --- nickzz@mindspring.com wrote:
> > I am selling a Nuovo Record Road headset on eBay.A
> > bidder has asked,if this unit can be used on a track
> > frame.Is it possible?What modifications need to be
> > made to make it work?
> > Nick Zatezalo
> > Atlanta,Ga.
> >
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