Re: pvc tubing as threadless headset spacer

Discussion in 'Cycling Equipment' started by Bill Sornson, Apr 1, 2005.

  1. Bill Sornson

    Bill Sornson Guest

    [email protected] wrote:
    > Hello fellow list mates,
    > Has anyone successfully used PVC plumbing tubing as a spacer for a
    > headset? The fork tube is too long and I do not want to cut it
    > because I believe that I would have trouble reinserting the star
    > fangled nut. My thinking is that if I use the PVC tubing above the
    > stem, the stem will hold everything together and there will be no
    > pressure on the PVC tubing.
    > What I want to do, is use the PVC tubing below the stem and
    > consequently there would be pressure. Anybody have experience with
    > that? Thank you very much.

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