Jump to content

Headset stack height


Brian Fantana
 Share

Recommended Posts

This is a quick one.

If my head tube is 100mm, and I fit a cane creek s3 standard headset with combined upper and lower stack height of 27.4mm, and then fit a pro koryak stem with stack height of 40mm, will it all fit with a 175mm steerer tube?

The total stack height plus head tube is 27.4+100+40 = 167.4mm which gives 7.6mm to spare.

 

Is this enough or am I missing something?
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Yes, it will fit. The total stack height actually needs to be tweaked until it's slightly more (a millimetre or two) than the steerer tube, so that there's space for the star nut and top cap combination to compress everything together when tightened.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Use headset spacers to make up the rest. The "total" stackheight should slightly more that the steerer length

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

Settings My Forum Content My Followed Content Forum Settings Ad Messages My Ads My Favourites My Saved Alerts My Pay Deals Help Logout