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FSA Orbit Xtreme Pro 1.5R Headset

Average User Rating: (Excellent)
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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“1 1/8 Version”

The Good: Gets the job done with minimal servicing. Sleek

The Bad: ...catastrophic failure of the bottom cup. Super shady warranty fine-print. They have no contact number for customer service, and they won't seem to respond to the bike shop that I am dealing with.

Overall Review: For a headset whose name includes adjectives such as "xtreme" and "pro", the thing just didn't stand up to abuse like I thought it would. It has a 10 year warranty if you never use it for aggressive riding or competition. What the hell? If they stood behind their product and simply replaced it, this would have been a completely different story.

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“Orbit Extreme Pro 1.5R”

The Good: Seamless installation, no surprises. Deep cup insertion - no rocking ever, no ovalized head tubes. The bearings are huge, so no worries for huckers. Looks like it came out of the Lockheed test facility.

The Bad: N/A...........................

Overall Review: Excellent headset, truly quality product from a truly quality company that is great to work with!

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Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

Specifications

Riding Type Trail, Freeride, Downhill
Diameter For 1.5" sized headtube and 1-1/8" steerer
Bearing Type Industrial cartridge sealed bearing
Total Stack Stack Height 16.4 + 13.4 = 29.8mm
Colors Black
Weight

0 lb 6.1 oz (174 g)

Miscellaneous 20mm headtude insertion; Forged and CNC machined 6061/T6 alloy cups
Price $130.00
More Info FSA website
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry