Re: [CR] Relative stack heights for CR timeline Headsets

Example: Production Builders:Frejus

Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2011 06:15:06 -0700
To: Matt Gorski <>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Relative stack heights for CR timeline Headsets

1. Sutherlands Manual

2. Tange Levin Alloy Headset - Original if you can find it - else today's repro of such headset. (They are being made again...seen 'em in shops.)

3. Campy track headset.


Robert Shackelford San Jose, CA USA

Quoting Matt Gorski <>:
> Folks,
> I've checked the archives and Velo base and now appeal to the greater
> Brother/Sisterhood
> of vintage bicycle riders. I have a frameset that has just a few scant
> threads engaging the
> top locknut. I have measured the stack height of several Campy and other
> headsets looking
> for a lower stackheight to create space for a center pull cable hanger and
> for more positive
> engagement for the top nut.
> I can't yet locate my box of Stronglight headsets and various other non
> Campy models. I know
> that Tange makes some basic/nondescript models currently that are low on the
> stack height
> scale. Before I send off for one I wonder if anyone in a similar situation
> has suggestions
> for models with low stackheights on the low 30's but keeping with the
> vintage look.
> TIA for any good info....
> Matt Gorski
> Belmont Shore,
> Sunny Southern California