Planet X SL pro carbon – Integrated Headset replacement

Posted: April 8, 2013 in Bike maintanance, Head set bearings, Maintenance, Planet X

More maintenance required this time its the headset bearings, I’ve managed to get another 4 months from the current worn jobbies by swopping the lower one with the top not ideal but with the really poor English weather,I didn’t fancy shelling out for new parts to kill them off. this is the part HERE price various £19.99 or £29.99 best get searching for a bargain.

Planet X Integrated Headset Size : 1″1/8 Frame :

  • 41.8mm bearing.
  • Cane Creek SHIS reference =  IS42 / IS42
  • This is the same fitting as an FSA Orbit CE
  • Fits Pro Carbon Road

Richey WCS bearings have been mentioned as an upgrade over cane creek (45×45 degree angular contact bearings needed)

chain reactions have Ritchey pro 45/45x outer 41.8mm Inner Diameter – 30.5mm  – drop in campy labelled @ £14.00 HERE

I’ve asked the knowledge that is bikeradars workshop forum – HERE

Screenshot from 2013-04-08 21:51:35

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