Trek SLR will this headset fit

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Trek SLR will this headset fit

Postby Bentnose » Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:07 pm

I have a 2005 Trek SLR, Alpha Superlight Race Aluminium. It was bought as a frameset with the headset so I can't give you a model, the headset in it is an Aheadset intergrated I'd say a Cane Creek style would fit, would this one fit http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Models.aspx?ModelID=6183
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Re: Trek SLR will this headset fit

Postby TDC » Sun Dec 02, 2012 5:23 pm

This page might be helpful to you.

http://www.canecreek.com/headset-finder

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Re: Trek SLR will this headset fit

Postby Bentnose » Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:34 pm

Hmm, it didn't have my bike in. The bearings sit in a small insert that sits in the frame but it and the bearings can be removed and put in with your fingers, might it be a semi intergrated headset? The top cover and bottom parts that are visible are very thin. I may have to post some photo's?
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Re: Trek SLR will this headset fit

Postby Bentnose » Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:16 pm

This frame http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/2005/archive/1500 is the same as mine, nice handlebars, not! What the hell is a slimstack?
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Re: Trek SLR will this headset fit

Postby TDC » Sun Dec 02, 2012 9:51 pm

Ha ha...It's the flipped up stem that makes it looks freaky. Its hard to tell whether the headset is integrated or semi-integrated from Trek picture

edit: found this about the 2007. Frame looks the same

http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/Bike ... Lsy-O-k-So

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Re: Trek SLR will this headset fit

Postby macca33 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:10 pm

I just picked up a 2008 Trek 1.9 with the aluminium frame and the headset was frozen, so I had to replace it - after cutting the old one off!

It is an integrated headset and I used one of these - http://www.cyclingdeal.com.au/buy/1-1-8 ... led/F-407K

It fitted and works perfectly.

I think the FSA one you linked to in your post would also work.

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Re: Trek SLR will this headset fit

Postby Bentnose » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:13 am

Thanks Macca33, that type should be the way to go, looks basically the same as the FSA one I mentioned also. Love the write up about the First Components.
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