Cane Creek S3 Headset Headset Review

3.67 out of 5
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December 16, 2012
Model/Year: 2009

Pros: Smooth sealed bearings

Cons: Bearings seem to need replacement every 3-4 years depending on riding conditions.

Recommendation: This was the Cane Creek work horse before being replaced with the "Forty". A nice headset that gets the job done even though it doesn't have a lot of bling factor.

March 3, 2011
Pros: Smooth, Sealed Bearings; easy to press/remove; solid feel.

Cons: Weight

Recommendation: had absolutely no problems with this headset. Very smooth operation. I had some good diggers, and never had any problems. My new frame takes the Zero Stack design, otherwise I would've been more than happy to use this one.

November 29, 2010
Pros: Easy to work with and install. Smooth and I like having the sealed bearings

Cons: A little heavy and I wish they came in different colors.

Recommendation: Good for someone who does not want to spend a whole lot of money but wants something that will last and not get packed full of dirt and debris.