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Old 12-31-2018, 08:44 AM
Jeff N. Jeff N. is offline
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Originally Posted by StephenCL View Post
Yeah, asthetically it could be pleasing, but not sure it needs the extra 30-50 grams between the headtube and fork. There is a downside to 44mm headtubes.

Mike and I debated this as I have two bikes from him already with 44mm HT including the pink and black HSS bike.

I believe a 44mm HT gives you several options with respect to headset choice and fork choice (You can go straight, 1.25" or 1.50" tapered, etc), a few grams be damned. I just believe it's the best way to go, given the choice. That's not to say a regular, 1.125 incher won't serve you well, of course. It will. BEAUTIFUL frame! BTW, can you give us a close-up of those welds? Say, the TT/ST junction?

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