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What kind of headset do i need for a 2011 felt q520. Have a cane creek on an old trek and thought I would switch them over, but the felt head tube seems to be a little bit wider in diamater.

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Your Felt q520 uses a Semi-Integrated 1 1/8 inch headset. These headsets are known under various names such as zero-stack and low-profile. The cane creek on your old trek is most likely a conventional threadless headset. The standards are not compatible.

Please purchase a semi-integrated 1 1/8 inch headset and have a bike shop install it for you as pressing the cups into and out of the frame requires special tools and if done improperly can destroy the frame.

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