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Tapered Head Tube


Bamboo Bicycle Club Team

"Our tapered headtube has taken many years of development. Difficult to manufacture as it requires a large diameter tube to be machined down. We are the only company producing this with a knurled finish essential for bonding. Perfect for disc forks and suited to GX and MTB frames bottom bearing fitting with a bearing cup required for the top."



  • Designed for disc brake forks.

  • Compatible with 1 1/8 steer tube with 1.5 taper.

  • 50mm outside diameter tapering to 60mm

  • A tolerance of +0.25 mm (.010″) – 0.5 mm (.020″)

  • Knurled to improve bonding.

  • 180mm in size and can be cut to any size.

  • Manufacture in the UK

  • Made from 7005-T6 aluminum tubing.

Bearing Recommendations

Tapered bearings

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Frequently asked questions

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