There are so many ‘standards’ on bikes these days it can be difficult to keep them straight, whether you work in a bike shop or just have a couple of bikes at home. FSA is trying to add a little clarity to the headset market with a simple online fit tool, designed to ensure you end up with the right replacement headset for your bike. Just enter your dimensions and get paired with the right solution to get you rolling again…
EasyHeadset is just a basic tool with a simple pull down menu of possible measurements, and is of course directly tied to product codes from FSA’s own catalog of offerings. They have more than 50 different headsets, second only to their number of bottom brackets for the volume of unique SKUs. But when you look at how complicated the many options really are, for example via Park Tool’s headset standards article (it takes 11 sections to explain it!), maybe the simple FSA approach is a step in the right direction.
To find your correct headset you are going to have to pull out a set of dial calipers and get pretty precise. Tiny differences can sway the result here, so
measure twice, cut once be careful. While there is room for error, we have faith in you. FSA gives a little instruction on how to get the measurements in the video above, but if you have any doubts in your own capabilities, surely a friend or a local shop will be happy to help.
Pick your measured dimensions from the pull down menu options, and you are given a description of the possible headsets that will fit, and a link to FSA products that will fit if you are so inclined.