Lemond - Replaced threaded fork with carbon fiber threadless

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  1. aguapanela

    aguapanela New Member

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    Have a 2001 Lemond Nevada City with a threaded steel fork and quill stem. I just picked up a carbon fiber fork off a 2004 Lemond Zurich. Wondering how to switch this out. My assumption is that I only need a new headset and stem. Any advice would be much appreciated!

    Thanks.
     
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  2. 531Aussie

    531Aussie Well-Known Member

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    yes, but the 2004 fork will have a 1"1/8 steerer, and the 2001 frame will need a 1" fork :(

    You can get a 1" fork for not too much money
     
  3. aguapanela

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    Are all recently produced forks 1 1/8"?

    thanks,

    - A
     
  4. 531Aussie

    531Aussie Well-Known Member

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    the great majority of the ones on frames are, but there are a lot of 1" threadless carbon forks out there, especially if you're in the U.S.
     
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    Almost all new bikes are being made with 1 1/8", but aftermarket replacements in 1" are readily available.
     
  6. aguapanela

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    Ok, just to confirm, there is no way to install a fork with 1 1/8" tube on a previously 1" steerer?

    - A
     
  7. 531Aussie

    531Aussie Well-Known Member

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    no.

    There are a lot of good 1" forks out there for well under $200 US, maybe even under $100!
     
  8. aguapanela

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    Thanks 531Aussie. Your quick responses are amazing. I guess I'll just throw it back on ebay. :(
     
  9. 531Aussie

    531Aussie Well-Known Member

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    eh, it's 2pm down here, which is the time of day I sit at the computer with 2 cups of coffee trying to wake up :D


    Also, if you activate "instant email notification" on the 'edit options' of your user control panel ("User CP" -- upper left of screen), you get an email when someone responds to a thread you've posted on
     
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